Monument record STN 201 - Marl or Gravel pits, Compartment 5044

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Summary

Two probable marl or gravel pits identified during a rapid earthwork survey.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 8266 8585 (60m by 128m)
Map sheet TL88NW
Civil Parish SANTON DOWNHAM, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

1998: Rapid earthwork survey identified two pits: Pit 1 was 50x30m, 3m deep. Pit 2 was a shallow depression, 5m diameter, 0.5m deep. These pits are probable marl or gravel pit, although Pit 2 was very small. Pit 1 was marked on 1928 OS map and the area was forested by this date (S1).

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Pendleton, C. and Sommers, M.. 1998. Rapid Earthwork Identification Survey for Forest Enterprise.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Mar 22 2019 1:43PM

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