Monument record BUC 013 - Medieval ditched field boundaries and trackways, visible as cropmarks.

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Cropmarks of ditched field boundaries and trackways, probably of Medieval and post-medieval date, can be seen to the south-east of Bucklesham village, Bucklesham parish.


Grid reference Centred TM 2476 4124 (532m by 1253m)
Map sheet TM24SW


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

SE of Bucklesham village, complex of crop marks - linear ditches and enclosures. Extended S 1976 (S1).
Finder of BUC 018 reports implements and dark soil marks on S side of Tenth Road. Includes ring ditch, BUC 028.
Fragment of decorated bronze object, ?vessel, ?Rom, found at TM 249 411 (S2). For excavation of ?field boundary ditch within complex - see BUC 033.
Cropmarks of ditched field boundaries and trackways, of probably post-medieval and possibly late prehistoric date, can be seen to the south-east of Bucklesham village, Bucklesham parish, centred on circa TM248411. One very straight cropmark at TM24814110 meets and matches the north-west to south-east layout of the surrounding post-medieval field boundaries and is almost certainly post-medieval in date. The remaining cropmarks in this group are less regular in layout and on a more north-east to south-west alignment. The prominent trackways on this axis appear to line up with neighbouring cropmark complexes to the south and west (see LVT 059 and BUC 015) but have fewer obvious connections with the group to the north. Although this group, including ring ditch BUC 028, was previously included in this record, it has now been noted in the separate record, BUC 075.

Sources/Archives (8)

  • <S1> (No record type): SAU, APs ACQ 33,34, ACS 3,7, ACX 10.
  • <M1> (No record type): APs: ACQ 33, 34, ACS 3,7, ACX 10.
  • <R1> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM24SW36.
  • <S2> (No record type): Whiteside C, IMDC, per SAU Ipswich, 1990.
  • <R2> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM24SW42.
  • <M2> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: finds report (S2).
  • <S3> Article in serial: Colchester Archaeological Group. 1977. Colchester Arch Group Bull 20 1977.
  • <S4> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.

Finds (0)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jul 5 2021 3:41PM

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