Monument record STU 037 - Holbrook Bay

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Wood post structure.


Grid reference Centred TM 16671 34104 (156m by 38m)
Map sheet TM13SE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Half rectangular wood post structure visible just below high water-mark. Posts stand upto 1.3m high (S1), are very close together (or adjoin) and are up to circa 12cm in diameter. Extend E-W for circa 50m(?) then gap (where tidal stream) and extend for further 30-40m(?).
Also semi-circular structures to south - see STU 038.
Re-visited as part of rapid coastal survey, 2002 - Remains of E-W bank consisting of earth mound with ditch behind. Where more eroded, line of bank visible as revetting posts, obviously added later in failed attempt to strengthen defence. Foreshore also rich in chalk rubble either from original bank or patching episodes. S2

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> Map: SAU, Pendleton C, sketch map and notes, June 1999.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. (S1).
  • <S2> Unpublished document: Suffolk County Council Archaeologcial Service. 2003. Assessment Report, Rapid Field Survey of the Suffolk Coast and Intertidal Zone. Everett, L. SCCAS. 2002.

Finds (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jan 12 2000 12:00AM

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