Monument record IKL 165 - Compartment 5140, Kings Forest

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Summary

2002: rapid survey identified pair of linear banks, circa 5m wide & 70cm high, 27m apart, defining edges of Icknield Way (see IKL 105). Westernmost also marks line of parish boundary between Icklingham and West Stow. Probably of Medieval or later date.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 81150 75632 (179m by 340m)
Map sheet TL87NW
Civil Parish ICKLINGHAM, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK
Civil Parish WEST STOW, ST EDMUNDSBURY, SUFFOLK

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Full Description

2002: rapid survey identified pair of linear banks, circa 5m wide & 70cm high, 27m apart, defining edges of Icknield Way (see IKL 105). Westernmost also marks line of parish boundary between Icklingham and West Stow. Probably of Medieval or later date. Details in (S1).
Extent of banks not determined.
Formerly numbered (in error - duplicate) as IKL 137.

July 2019. Breckland National Mapping Programme.
The earthworks identified by the above survey (see above) have now been recorded as part of IKL 364 along with further possible medieval-post medieval boundary banks identified by the Breckland National Mapping Programme along the supposed alignment of the Icknield Way (IKL 105).
J.Powell (Norfolk Historic Environment Service), 08th June 2019.

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Survey. Pendleton C (SCCAS), RIS, Aug 2002, map.

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  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Mar 10 2020 8:56AM

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