Monument record IKN 072 - Possible oyster or 'borrow' pits of unknown date.

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Possible archaeological features (oyster pits or 'borrow' pits), of unknown date, visible in the intertidal mud northeast of Iken Church


Grid reference Centred TM 4185 5686 (4m by 2m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM45NW


Type and Period (3)

Full Description

Possible archaeological features, of unknown date, visible as lighter areas in the intertidal mud northeast of Iken Church (TM 41775684, TM 41785686, TM 41845691 and TM 41925685). The features are vaguely rectangular and may represent eroded oyster pits or 'borrow' pits, however, it is also possible that they are actually merely natural anomalies in the mud. (S1)
Initially numbered as IKN 022 during pilot survey of intertial area. Re-numbered Nov 2004

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <S1> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. 106G/UK/717 Frames 3177, 4164.

Finds (0)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Aug 6 2013 2:17PM

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