Monument record WHR 062 - A Post Medieval sea bank is visible on aerial photographs running along the bank of the River Orwell in Wherstead parish
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|Grid reference||Centred TM 16600 41522 (934m by 982m)|
|Civil Parish||WHERSTEAD, BABERGH, SUFFOLK|
Type and Period (1)
A Post Medieval sea bank is visible as an earthwork on aerial photographs taken from 1944 onwards, running along the western bank of the River Orwell from TM 16974103 to TM 16334188 in Wherstead parish. Another stretch of sea bank is visible to the west of Bourne Bridge at TM 16094196. (S1) (S2) A sea bank is depicted in the same position on the 1st and 2nd edition Ordnance Survey 25" maps of circa 1884 and 1904, suggesting that the sea bank is at least Post Medieval in origin. (S3) (S4)
- <S1> SSF50005 Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. RAF HLA/694 3043-3044 26-MAR-1944.
- <S2> SSF50005 Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. RAF 106G/UK/1707 3320-3321 29-AUG-1946.
- <S3> SXS50088 Map: Ordnance Survey. 1880s. Ordnance Survey 25 inch to 1 mile map, 1st edition. circa 1884.
- <S4> SXS50094 Map: Ordnance Survey. c 1904. Ordnance Survey 25 inch to 1 mile map, 2nd edition. 25". circa 1904.
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Record last edited
Oct 21 2004 4:56PM