Monument record IKL 126 - Possible double bank earthworks, Eriswell Warren.

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Summary

Possible double bank earthworks (?) depicted along line of Eriswell/Icklingham parish and Eriswell Warren boundaries.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 7702 7679 (3391m by 1499m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TL77NE
Civil Parish ERISWELL, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK
Civil Parish ICKLINGHAM, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

Map

Type and Period (3)

Full Description

Possible double bank earthworks (?) depicted along line of Eriswell/ Icklingham parish and Eriswell High Warren (southern) boundaries. Shown as single line on 1836 OS map and double line on OS map of 1904 (S1) at eastern end. By 1983 (S2) one of banks (?) W of Horn Heath is no longer shown - ploughed out(?). Links at E end to IKL 125 & ERL 102 and at w end to ERL 097. Not known if extended to W - only single lines shown on (S1)(S2). Not visited.

Forms part of southern boundary of Eriswell Warren boundary (S3). See ERL 102.

If boundary survives as earthwork probably of national importance.

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <S1> Map: OS. OS Map. OS, 1:2500 map, XX1.8, 1904.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. (S1).
  • <S2> (No record type): OS, 1:10,000 map, TL 77 NE, 1983.
  • <S3> Bibliographic reference: The Breckland Society. 2010. The Warrens of Breckland: A Survey by The Breckland Society. 21, ill.

Finds (0)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Mar 28 2018 3:21PM

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