Monument record BRD 167 - Elms Covert

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Summary

Circa 3 ha of flint mine complex including large circular (infilled) shafts and gully form mines with surrounding spoil heaps.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 78659 83237 (241m by 341m)
Map sheet TL78SE
Civil Parish BRANDON, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

Map

Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Circa 3 ha of flint mine complex including large circular (infilled) shafts and gully form mines with surrounding spoil heaps. Some quite large and deep. Appear to relate very closely to SE part of area defined as Elms Covert on 1880s OS map. Quartered black and grey flint present on surface. Note separate area of mines within Elms Covert to N (BRD 168) and NW (BRD 067), to SW (BRD 099) and SE (BRD 098) S1)(S2).

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> Map: OS. OS Map. 1:2500 map, 1860s..
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. (S1)(S2).
  • <S2> Unpublished document: Survey. SCCAS, Pendleton C, April 2003.

Finds (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Apr 28 2010 4:55PM

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