Monument record ADB 026 - Slaughden Quay; Aldeburgh Quay

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1840: Slaughden Quay (wharf) with coal yards, saltings etc (S1).


Grid reference Centred TM 46294 55508 (297m by 466m)
Map sheet TM45NE


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1840: Slaughden Quay (wharf) with coal yards, saltings etc (S1). In 1679 said to be commodious quay with warehouses and fish-houses plus facilities for fish drying.... said to be only place in England for drying and redding of sprats. Also recorded as Aldeburgh Quay in 1783. Mapped in 1787 (S2).
Note: Lime kiln recorded at Slaughden, see sf14904.
Shown on map of circa 1570-80 as 'The Keye' and marked as timber (?) lined (artificial) channel to E of River Alde (probably now partly eroded) as far as long row of buildings named 'The store howses' along top of beach.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Goult W. 1990. A Survey of Suffolk Parish History. Goult W, E Suffolk A-H, 1990.
  • <S2> Map: Plan of the Borough of Aldeburgh in Suffolk, taken 1787, British Library.
  • <S3> Cartographic materials: Hodskinson, J.. 1783. The County of Suffolk surveyed.

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Record last edited

Sep 25 2013 3:13PM

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