Monument record OKY 016 - Medieval village, deserted settlement.

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Summary

`Site of old Oakley village found north of (St Nicholas) church (OKY 017) in 1950's.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 157 775 (100m by 100m) (Approximate)
Map sheet TM17NE
Civil Parish BROME AND OAKLEY, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (2)

Full Description

`Site of old Oakley village found north of (St Nicholas) church (OKY 017) in 1950's. Plague pits found'. Location as marked on map (S1). ?Possibly some confusion with OKY 001 which also records possible plague burials.
1997: Mr West Senior (?Mr P West) described levelling the "Med village with a central street" in 1940s, near Oakley church. The levelling works connected with American ?military needs.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> (No record type): King, E.D.. King E D (Parish Recorder), Local History record sheets & sketch map, April 1971.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. (S1).

Finds (0)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (0)

Record last edited

Oct 7 2014 10:36AM

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