Monument record CHL 004 - Pages Common Field

Please read our .

Summary

Cropmarks of trackways, field boundaries and a rectilinear field system, on different orientations and of different unknown dates

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 196 377 (499m by 502m)
Map sheet TM13NE
Civil Parish CHELMONDISTON, BABERGH, SUFFOLK

Map

Type and Period (5)

Full Description

Complex, rectilinear field system just N of ring ditches, CHL 013, 014, 015. A length of trackway runs E-W at the S end of this complex, then a series of linear field boundaries can be seen intersecting to the N. A length of trackway at the N end of the complex runs SW-NE and is met by several short lengths of field boundary suggesting narrow rectangular strips as well as larger, squarer fields. Also concentric triple curved ditches on field to NE (S1)(S2).
1985: Bronze ?specialist craft hammer found by (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s)- ?oval (?solid) section with narrow face, just over 6cms long on sketch (S3). Note BA flat axe to S - CHL 009.
February 1992: Fieldwalked by Sylvia Laverton. Listed finds including various undated objects:- ?crucible rim fragment; 2 slag; oyster shells; horseshoe etc. Details in (S4)(S5).
Also see Rom, Sax, Med & PMed.

Cropmarks of trackways, field boundaries and a rectilinear field system, on different orientations and of different unknown dates. Helen Saunders (Essex County Council), March 2015. (S6-S10)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <S7> Oblique Aerial Photograph: English Heritage Archive. Oblique Aerial Photograph. TM1937/2, 4-Aug-1977, (EHA).
  • <S8> Oblique Aerial Photograph: English Heritage Archive. Oblique Aerial Photograph. TM1937/7, 13-Jun-1996, (EHA).
  • <S9> Oblique Aerial Photograph: English Heritage Archive. Oblique Aerial Photograph. TM1937/1/373-375, 7-Jul-1975, (EHA).
  • <S10> Oblique Aerial Photograph: English Heritage Archive. Oblique Aerial Photograph. TM1937/3, 4-Aug-1977, (EHA).

Finds (0)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Mar 3 2015 11:37AM

Comments and Feedback

Do you have any more information about this record? Please feel free to comment with information and photographs, or ask any questions, using the "Disqus" tool below. Comments are moderated, and we aim to respond/publish as soon as possible.