Monument record HNN 007 - Ancient trackway or road of unknown date.

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Summary

On his 6" OS map Basil Brown notes: "Some evidence obtained that helps to confirm ancient trackway, BB 1951" (S1).

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 8820 7496 (2520m by 1386m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TL87SE
Civil Parish HONINGTON, ST EDMUNDSBURY, SUFFOLK
Civil Parish TROSTON, ST EDMUNDSBURY, SUFFOLK

Map

Type and Period (2)

Full Description

On his 6" OS map Basil Brown notes: "Some evidence obtained that helps to confirm ancient trackway, BB 1951" (S1).

No topographical features are visible to suggest an ancient trackway, other than the alignment of the parish boundary and circa 1150.0m of modern road. The route follows a straight course over flat sandy soil, now partly covered by Honington Airfield. Possible terminal points; the old toll road (now the A 134) and Ixworth Thorpe (TL 9173) Tithe maps not consulted. (S2)

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Basil Brown. Basil Brown Archive. Brown B, maps SAU ref nos. 10 and 15.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Basil Brown. Basil Brown Archive. Basil Brown archive: maps.
  • <S2> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL87NE8.
  • <S3> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.
  • <S4> Source Unchecked: RCHME?. Various. Field Investigators Comments. F1 PAS 29-JAN-79.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Mar 12 2021 4:15PM

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