Monument record FAS 084 - Linear Boundary

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Cropmarks of a multiple-ditched linear boundary, 280 metres long and 28 metres wide, are situated on the parish boundaries between Fornham All Saints and Hengrave. They probably represent prolonged use and recutting of the parish boundary for field boundaries and trackways. They cut across the course of the Fornham All Saints cursus (TL 86 NW 11).


Grid reference Centred TL 8306 6841 (171m by 210m)
Map sheet TL86NW


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Cropmarks of a multiple linear feature can be seen on aerial photographs running from TL82986831 to TL83156852. The feature is 280 m long and 28 m wide and comprises at least 7 parallel ditches.
This feature follows the line of the boundary between the parishes of Fornham All Saints and Hengrave and is probably the result of prolonged use and recutting of this boundary line for field boundaries and trackways.

A level 3, photogrammetric survey of this site was carried out by the RCHME Air Photography Unit between November 1995 and February 1996.

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <S1> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jun 15 2021 11:05AM

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