Monument record FRT 006 - Cropmarks of extensive field systems

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Summary

Cropmarks of extensive field systems of probable post-medieval date, though some visible field boundaries are on a different orientation and are of unknown date

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 165 376 (723m by 840m)
Map sheet TM13NE
Civil Parish FRESTON, BABERGH, SUFFOLK
Civil Parish HOLBROOK, BABERGH, SUFFOLK

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Full Description

Very extensive field system immediately S & W of & straying into, the interrupted ditch system, FRT 005, and surrounding the enclosure, FRT 029. The field patterns are chiefly rectilinear with many fields (approximately rectangular) represented. Also several lengths of trackway present between the fields, one of which connects to field system, FRT 020 (S1)(S2)(S3). Area includes FRT 001, Rom coin hoard. Crosses Freston/Holbrook parish boundary.

Cropmarks of extensive field systems of probable post-medieval date, though some visible field boundaries are on a different orientation and are of unknown date. Many of the visible boundaries are marked on the 1st edition OS mapping. The field system crosses a trackway (FRT 020). Helen Saunders (Essex County Council), February 2015. (S4-S9)

Sources/Archives (7)

  • <S4> Oblique Aerial Photograph: English Heritage Archive. Oblique Aerial Photograph. TM1638/7, 27-Jul-1979 (EHA).
  • <S5> Oblique Aerial Photograph: English Heritage Archive. Oblique Aerial Photograph. TM1638/9/311-312, 6-Aug-1979 (EHA).
  • <S6> Oblique Aerial Photograph: English Heritage Archive. Oblique Aerial Photograph. TM1637/4, Jul-1977 (EHA).
  • <S7> Oblique Aerial Photograph: English Heritage Archive. Oblique Aerial Photograph. TM1638/28-32, 036-039, 043, 24-Jun-2009 (EHA).
  • <S8> Oblique Aerial Photograph: English Heritage Archive. Oblique Aerial Photograph. TM1537/1/200-201, 7-Jul-1975 (EHA).
  • <S9> Oblique Aerial Photograph: English Heritage Archive. Oblique Aerial Photograph. TM1637/1/181-185, 7-Jul-1975 (EHA).
  • <S10> Unpublished document: Martin, E. A. and Plouviez, J.. 1978. Prehistoric and Roman Cropmark Sites in Suffolk.

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Apr 9 2019 9:34PM

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