Monument record REY 007 - Reydon Marsh road.

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Summary

Reydon Marsh road.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 478 771 (770m by 483m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM47NE
Civil Parish REYDON, WAVENEY, SUFFOLK

Map

Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Reydon Marsh road.
Three aerial photographs show the cropmarks of parallel ditches which extend the line of the road past Lime Kiln Farm. They are interpreted as roadside ditches. Their date is by no means certain but their straightness at once suggests that they may be either Rom or C18 in date. Unfortunately they do not fit into the known pattern of Rom roads in E Suffolk so a dating to the Rom period will remain very tentative unless someone finds evidence of Rom occupation related to them (S3).
Other linear cropmarks are visible. Of unknown date, possibly relating to the road.

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <M1> Photograph: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Air Photograph. AFW 02, 03, 7-Jul-1977; AJH 13B, 11-Aug-1978; OS 70/227 Frms231-232 18-Jun-1970.
  • <S1> Photograph: National Monuments Record. Air Photograph. NMR 4777/1-2 (137/156) 7-Jul-1977.
  • <S2> Photograph: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Air Photograph. SAU, AP AJH 13B, 11-Aug-1978.
  • <M2> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: correspondence.
  • <S3> (No record type): SAU (Carr R D), letter to Harris Mrs D J, 5 September 1985.
  • <S4> Photograph: OS, AP. 70/227 Frms231-232 18-Jun-1970.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Oct 21 2004 4:59PM

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