Monument record NBN 019 - Probable Prehistoric or Roman trackway.

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Summary

Probable Later Prehistoric or Roman trackway, Hemley/Newbourne parish

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 2796 4311 (168m by 319m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM24SE
Civil Parish HEMLEY, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK
Civil Parish NEWBOURNE, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK

Map

Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Cropmarks of trackway running NNW-SSE, other cropmarks possibly field or toft plot boundaries (S1)(S2)(S3). Ring ditch NBN 018 within complex.
A possible Later Prehistoric or Roman trackway is visible as a cropmark on aerial photographs, running from TM 27914327 to TM 28084296. It is visible as two parallel curvilinear ditches, roughly 7m apart, running from north to south. It is probably part of the Later Prehistoric or Roman field system (HMY 006). (S4) (S5) (S6)
See NBN 018, NBN 021 and HMY 029 for nearby ring ditches.
NB Due to an alteration in the boundaries the site is now in Hemley parish.

Sources/Archives (7)

  • <M1> (No record type): APs: (S1)CP/97/38/13 + 14(S2).
  • <S1> Photograph: CUCAP. CUCAP aerial photograph. CUCAP (BNL85) 22-JUN-1973.
  • <S2> Photograph: Essex County Council. Air Photograph. NMR TM 2843/19 (EXC 19117/13) 23-JUL-1997.
  • <S3> Photograph: Essex County Council. Air Photograph. NMR TM 2843/20 (EXC 19117/14) 23-JUL-1997.
  • <S4> Photograph: National Monuments Record. Air Photograph. NMR TM 2843/1/230 (1658) 12-JUL-1979.
  • <S5> Photograph: National Monuments Record. Air Photograph. NMR TM 2843/16 (4698/18A) 28-MAY-1990.
  • <S6> Photograph: Essex County Council. Air Photograph. NMR TM 2843/18 (EXC 19028/09) 13-JUN-1996.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Aug 20 2013 2:48PM

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