Monument record LCS 194 - Cropmarks of fragmentary and multi-phase field boundaries and enclosures

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Summary

The cropmarks of fragmentary and multi-phase field boundaries and enclosures are visible on aerial photographs. The site also includes parchmarks suggesting a possible embanked or compacted route into the field (note the proximity of the medieval embanked causeway leading to Leiston Abbey (LCS 144). Although it is possible that it relates to a more recent farm access route.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 4588 6592 (595m by 325m)
Map sheet TM46NE
Civil Parish LEISTON, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK

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Full Description

February 2015. Suffolk Coast and Heaths Area of Outstanding Beauty National Mapping Programme.
The cropmarks of fragmentary and multi-phase field boundaries and enclosures are visible on aerial photographs (S1-S3).
The site also includes parchmarks suggesting a possible embanked or compacted route into the field (note the proximity of the medieval embanked causeway leading to Leiston Abbey (LCS 144). Although it is possible that it relates to a more recent farm access route.
S. Horlock (Norfolk Historic Environment Service), 27th February 2015.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> Vertical Aerial Photograph: Vertical aerial photograph. Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service Airmap71 47 47712828-47712529 29-JUN-1971 (Print).
  • <S2> Vertical Aerial Photograph: Vertical aerial photograph. OS/73332 V 073-076 23-JUN-1973 (EHA Original Print).
  • <S3> Vertical Aerial Photograph: Vertical aerial photograph. EARTH.GOOGLE.COM 25-MAY-2011 ACCESSED 16-FEB-2015 (Digital).

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  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jul 10 2015 4:58PM

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