Poorly Located Monument record WNG 092 - On high chalk land at Wangford are 25 oval pits, the largest of which is 18 feet in diameter and 5 feet deep

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Summary

On high chalk land at Wangford are 25 oval pits, the largest of which is 18 feet in diameter and 5 feet deep (S1)(S2). Formerly recorded as WNG MISC

Location

Grid reference TL 76 82 (point) (Approximate)
Map sheet TL78SE
Civil Parish WANGFORD, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

Map

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Full Description

On high chalk land at Wangford are 25 oval pits, the largest of which is 18 feet in diameter and 5 feet deep (these are shown on the OS 25" map, xii, 7) (S1) at TL7583 according to (S2).
The above mentioned kilometer square is flat sandy soil now (1979) mainly under plough. The high chalk land at Wangford, possibly TL 777 815 area, is now afforested, no pits are know in the area (S2).
Nothing shown on SCC Mapinfo copies 0f 1880s (county1) or 1900s (county2) maps.
Original 25" maps need checking (not held by SCC record office).

Formerly recorded as WNG MISC

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: 1911. Victoria County History, Suffolk 1. 625.
  • <S2> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL78SE18.

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  • None recorded

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Record last edited

May 21 2020 8:47AM

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