Monument record STN 111 - Post medieval clay extraction pit

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A post medieval clay extraction pit, has been identified as an earthwork during ground survey, is depicted on historical maps and is visible as an earthwork on imagery from a 2015 lidar survey.


Grid reference Centred TL 8068 8449 (37m by 52m)
Map sheet TL88SW


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

2016: Large roughly circular shaped pit. Recorded on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd edition OS maps. Marked ‘Old Clay Pit’ on the 1st edition map (S1).

June 2017. 'Brecks from Above' and Breckland National Mapping Programme.
The post medieval clay extraction pit described above is visible as an earthwork on imagery from a recent lidar survey (S2). It has been mapped by extent and the monument polygon amended to accord with its location as recorded by the lidar survey.
S. Tremlett (Norfolk Historic Environment Service), 30th June 2017.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Sommers, M.. 2016. Rapid Archaeological Investigation Survey: Downham High Warren, High Lodge, Santon Downham, Suffolk.
  • <S2> LIDAR Airborne Survey: LIDAR airborne survey. LIDAR Wangford Forest Research 0.5m DTM 17-JUL-2015 (BNG Project, FC England, Fugro Geospatial).

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

May 11 2018 1:06PM

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