Monument record LMD 041 - The Conduit, Melford Green.

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The Conduit. Scheduled Monument.


Grid reference Centred TL 865 464 (25m by 25m)
Map sheet TL84NE


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

The Conduit.
A brick built rectangular conduit house, late C16 or early C17 (S1). Small unroofed conduit house with bricked in arches faced with concrete. Inside an opening in the floor reveals substantial channel of water supply (S1).
One of two shown and named as `Conducte'on Amyce map of 1580 (S2).
Nov 1989: severely damaged by a car on N, W and S sides. It was rebuilt to the original design in 1990 (S1).
Dated 1559 and recommended it retain scheduled status (S3).
Compare to one at Rushbrook (RBK 002).

Sources/Archives (9)

  • <M1> (No record type): SAM file:.
  • <R1> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL84NE15.
  • <S1> Unpublished document: Department of the Environment. Scheduling information.
  • <S2> (No record type): Amyce I, A Map of the Manor of Melford Hall, Suffolk, 1580.
  • <R2> Photograph: National Monuments Record. Air Photograph. NMR, AP TL 8646/1 98D 162V, Crawford Collection 6622, 1928.
  • <M2> Photograph: National Monuments Record. Air Photograph. AP: NMR TL 8646/1 98D 162V, Crawford Collection 6622.
  • <M3> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: copy (S2).
  • <S3> Unpublished document: English Heritage. Monuments Protection Programme site assessment report, id 1048, Dec 1998.
  • <M4> Unpublished document: English Heritage. Monument Protection Programme File. (S3).

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Record last edited

Mar 3 2010 11:49AM

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