Monument record LMD 183 - Long Melford

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Indicative area of Medieval town of Long Melford.


Grid reference Centred TL 8660 4625 (952m by 2806m)
Map sheet TL84NE


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Medieval town of Long Melford, defined from historic maps and locations of listed buildings.
1235, Grant for fair and weekly market to the Abbot of St Edmunds (S1, S2).
After Hodskinson's map of 1783 (S3).
Test pitting identified a few sherds of medieval pottery (S4).

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Dymond D and Martin E. 1999. An Historical Atlas of Suffolk (revised edition). Scarfe N, 'Medieval and Later Markets', 76-7.
  • <S2> Bibliographic reference: Goult W. 1990. A Survey of Suffolk Parish History.
  • <S3> Cartographic materials: Hodskinson. Hodskinson map, 1783.
  • <S4> Unpublished document: Blinkhorn P. 2012-13. Pottery from Test Pitting.

Finds (0)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Oct 17 2013 11:25AM

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