Monument record HLM 005 - Pond Meadow (Med)

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Summary

Pond meadow `contains a long moat of singular character, and of considerable depth, - in some places twelve feet.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 192 577 (265m by 222m)
Map sheet TM15NE
Civil Parish HELMINGHAM, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Pond meadow `contains a long moat of singular character, and of considerable depth, - in some places twelve feet. The portion of the field of which this moat is the eastern boundary is raised a few feet about the adjacent land.... traces of occupation by the early Britons have been met with in almost every part of it' (S1).
One arm of a moat (?), (date?) backfilled circa 1970. Scatter of Med tile to the W of `moat'
1972: Under plough.
See also Rom, Un and Sax (Thetford ware).

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> (No record type): Cardew Rev G, JBAA 21, 1865, 272-3.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. (S1).
  • <S2> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM15NE14.

Finds (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Aug 29 2012 12:22PM

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