Monument record IKN 078 - Complex of probable oyster pits of unknown date.

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Summary

Extensive complex of probable oyster pits, of unknown date, in saltmarsh along the west bank of the Alde at Short Reach.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 44244 56202 (382m by 1284m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM45NW
Civil Parish IKEN, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK

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Full Description

An extensive complex of probable oyster pits, of unknown date, visible in saltmarsh on the west bank of the Alde at Short Reach (TM 444555 to TM 440568, with a few clustered out around TM 443566). The pits vary considerably in size and although there are a number of apparently ordered groups, there are also considerable numbers of seemingly randomly scattered individual pits. (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/929 Frames 3356, 4312, 4364.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Aug 6 2013 2:19PM

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