Monument record KSS 092 - Possible Romano-British field system

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Summary

Linear ditches and possible enclosures are visible as cropmarks on aerial photographs, on land to the east of Coopers Lane, Kessingland. A Roman date has been suggested for the possible villa complex to the west (SHER KSS 090), and therefore it is possible that these features are also Roman in date, although they are visible on 1st edition Ordnance Survey maps of the area, and therefore may be medieval to post medieval in date.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 5314 8576 (547m by 778m)
Map sheet TM58NW
Civil Parish KESSINGLAND, WAVENEY, SUFFOLK

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Full Description

June 2014. Lothingland, Lowestoft and North Suffolk Coast and Heaths National Mapping Programme.
Linear ditches and possible enclosures are visible as cropmarks on aerial photographs (S1-S4), on land to the east of Coopers Lane, Kessingland.
A Roman date has been suggested for the possible villa complex to the west (SHER KSS 090), and therefore it is possible that these features are also Roman in date, although they are visible on 1st edition Ordnance Survey maps of the area, and therefore may be medieval to post medieval in date.
E. Ford (Norfolk Historic Environment Service), 19th June 2014.

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <S1> Vertical Aerial Photograph: Vertical Aerial Photograph. OS/80067 V 017-018 10-MAY-1980 (EHA).
  • <S2> Vertical Aerial Photograph: Vertical Aerial Photograph. Next Perspectives PGA Imagery TM 5285 19-MAY-1999.
  • <S3> Vertical Aerial Photograph: Vertical Aerial Photograph. EARTH.GOOGLE.COM XX-XXX-1999 ACCESSED 29-MAY-2014.
  • <S4> Vertical Aerial Photograph: Vertical Aerial Photograph. EARTH.GOOGLE.COM 21-MAY-2011 ACCESSED 29-MAY-2014.

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Record last edited

Sep 25 2014 8:51AM

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