Monument record ARG 099 - Post medieval boat fragment, Thorpeness Point beach

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Summary

Large, circa 40 feet long, clinker built boat fragment washed up on beach at Thorpeness Point - with ribs and planking, dowelled together. Formerly recorded as ARG MISC

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 47 60 (50m by 50m) (Approximate)
Map sheet TM46SE
Civil Parish ALDRINGHAM CUM THORPE, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Large, circa 40 feet long, clinker built boat fragment washed up on beach at Thorpeness Point - with ribs and planking, dowelled together. Record by Stuart Bacon - difficult to date but he suggested about 150 years old (S1)(S2).
Photograph in press 2021 (S3).
NGR accurate to Thorpeness Point only - actual findspot not known (try Stuart Bacon).

Formerly recorded as ARG MISC

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. (S1)(S2).
  • <S1> Verbal communication: Personal communication. Stoddard R per SAU (JP), November 1999.
  • <S2> Unpublished document: Suffolk County Council Archaeologcial Service. Various. SAU (JN & TAL), ms, notes.
  • <S3> Web Page: BBC. 2021. Suffolk shipwreck find could be 'really rare'.

Finds (2)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Mar 16 2021 1:29PM

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