Monument record HTC 067 - Grubenhaus, flax retting or leather tanning pits of unknown date, vsible as cropmarks.

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Summary

Cropmarks of possibly Grubenhauser or more likely flax retting or leather tanning pits visible on an aerial photograph.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 9933 5287 (257m by 225m)
Map sheet TL95SE
Civil Parish HITCHAM, BABERGH, SUFFOLK

Map

Type and Period (3)

Full Description

Cropmarks on aerial photograph of about 15 sub-rectangular dark marks in widely spaced irregular group. Possibly Grubenhauser or more likely flax retting or leather tanning pits (presumably clay subsoil though only obvious local water source was a sinuous water course on the north side of the former field)?

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <S1> Machine readable data file: Website. Google Earth 5 Image, 2007 (see Arc/Archive Field Projects/Hitcham).

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jun 23 2017 2:42PM

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