Monument record IKN 067 - Two large oyster pits of unknown date.

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Two large pits, possibly oyster pits, of unknown date, located in saltmarsh east of Iken Cliff.


Grid reference Centred TM 40403 56104 (84m by 49m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM45NW


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Two (?) Large pits, of unknown date, which are possibly oyster pits (although they are considerably larger than the majority of oyster pits in the Alde estuary, measuring c.10m x c.30m). The features are located in shoreline saltmarsh east of Iken Cliff (TM 403560) but are slowly being eroded. (S1-2)
Initially numbered as IKN 020 during pilot survey of intertial area. Re-numbered Nov 2004

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. 106G/UK/832 Frames 3151-3152.
  • <S2> Photograph: OS, AP. OS/72057 Frames 75-76.

Finds (0)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Aug 6 2013 2:15PM

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