Monument record EWL 016 - The Franchise Bank

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Summary

Boundary and track marked on C16 map.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 99897 63680 (1064m by 2467m)
Map sheet TL96SE
Civil Parish ELMSWELL, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK
Civil Parish WETHERDEN, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK
Civil Parish WOOLPIT, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK

Map

Type and Period (4)

Full Description

Boundary and track marked on C16 map notated 'The old ditch', called the Franchise Bank, dividing the Franchise of St Edmund from the Geldable. Otherwise called the Hundred Mere. It is also the Procession Way, dividing the parishes of Elmswell and Wetherden (S1). Probably Medieval, or earlier, in origin. South end joins Rom road (?) line WPT Misc (CRN 07405).

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Miscellaneous Bibliographic reference. Scarfe N, The Suffolk Landscape, 1972, 194-195, fig 17.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Aug 3 2011 12:54PM

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