Monument record PFM 003 - Bixley Decoys; Nacton Decoys; Purdis Hall Decoys
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|Grid reference||Centred TM 207 432 (191m by 193m)|
|Civil Parish||PURDIS FARM, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK|
Type and Period (3)
Pottery found in area of Decoy Pond (S1).
Irregular decoy pond (?PMed) with 4 surviving pipes to NW. Also sunken trackways to NW & S (leading to Decoy House). Second pond to SW, see PFM 007.
In 1886 described as `of 10 acres with six pipes, two of which are not now used. Nothing is known with certainty of the age of these decoys...' (S2)(R1). Shown on Bowen's map of 1755 & Hodskinson's map of 1783.
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Record last edited
Sep 25 2014 3:29PM