Monument record DUN 035 - Post Medieval causeway and flood defences, cisible as sections of earthwork bank.

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Sections of earthwork bank are visible skirting Dingle Great Hill and Dingle Little Hill in Dunwich parish


Grid reference Centred TM 48264 73079 (458m by 310m)
Map sheet TM47SE


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Six sections of earthwork bank are visible in the vicintity of Dingle Great Hill and Dingle Little Hill on aerial photographs from 1945 (S1). The earthwork banks skirt the two hillocks and form causeways between them. The earthworks forming the causeways are visible on the 1880s 1st Ed OS County Series 25" map, which would suggest a post medieval date. Those skirting the hillocks could be more recent, but they may also be older than the other banks, and may have been too slight for inclusion as earthworks on the 1880s map. These features were presumably part of the flood defences in this area, protecting the hills and the paths between them.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. 106G/UK929 Frms3119-3120 16-Oct-1945.
  • <S2> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. 58/RAF/1674 F22 Frms0220-0221 4-Mar-1955.

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Record last edited

Apr 24 2018 1:09PM

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