Monument record NAC 083 - Trackways and linear ditches of unknown date.

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Trackways and linear ditches of unknown date are visible on aerial photographs to the east of Lady Wood Cottages, Nacton


Grid reference Centred TM 21456 40159 (270m by 124m)
Map sheet TM24SW


Type and Period (3)

Full Description

Trackways and linear ditches of unknown date are visible as cropmarks and soilmarks on aerial photographs, centred on TM 21444011 in the field to the east of Lady Wood Cottages, Nacton. A substantial road or trackway is visible as a soilmark and as cropmarks curving across the field from east to west. To the north-west of this feature another possible double ditched trackway is visible along with a number of other linear ditches. The date of these features is unclear. (S1) (S2) (S3)
Also lead seal (post medieval) found whilst metal detecting in 2002 (S4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <S1> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. RAF HLA/698 4096 08-APR-1944.
  • <S2> Photograph: OS, AP. NMR OS/87146 8990-8991 11-SEP-1987.
  • <S3> Photograph: National Monuments Record. Air Photograph. NMR TM 2140/1 (956/212) 07-JUN-1976.
  • <S4> Digital archive: Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service. Portable Antiquities Database. Minter, F., SCCAS. Sf8101..

Finds (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Aug 20 2013 1:48PM

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