Monument record LCS 117 - Quarry pit of unknown date.

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A quarry pit of unknown date, Leiston


Grid reference Centred TM 46927 62393 (104m by 100m)
Map sheet TM46SE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

A pit of unknown date is visible on aerial photographs centred on TM46926239. The pit is roughly 150m west of Home Farm, is irregularly shaped and is approximately 120 x 55m in size. It appears to contain at least 1 structure as well as a number of trees and a pond and may be in use as an agricultural storage or recreational area. The pit was probably originally dug as a quarry for land improvement purposes. It is marked on the Ordnance Survey 1st and 2nd edition maps of 1884 and 1904, and the current base map. (S1-5).

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <S1> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. RAF 106G/UK/1673 3232 28-Jul-1946.
  • <S2> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. RAF 58/5046 18-19 09-Apr-1962.
  • <S3> Photograph: Meridian Airmaps Ltd. Meridian - Air Photograph. NMR MAL/75039 11-12 07-Jun-1975.
  • <S4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1880s. Ordnance Survey 25 inch to 1 mile map, 1st edition. 1884.
  • <S5> Map: Ordnance Survey. c 1904. Ordnance Survey 25 inch to 1 mile map, 2nd edition. 25". 1904.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Aug 12 2013 2:59PM

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