Monument record TYY 012 - A sub-rectangular enclosure of possible late prehistoric date is visible on aerial photographs as a cropmark on the north-eastern side of Trimley St …

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Summary

A sub-rectangular enclosure of possible late prehistoric date is visible on aerial photographs as a cropmark on the north-eastern side of Trimley St Mary, Felixstowe.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 2825 3658 (38m by 49m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM23NE
Civil Parish TRIMLEY ST MARY, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Rectangular enclosure, approximately 60m x 40m. Entrance to E. Situated a short distance from TYY 013, rectilinear field boundaries (S1). Now largely built over.
A sub-rectangular enclosure of possible late prehistoric date is visible on aerial photographs as a cropmark on the north-eastern side of Trimley St Mary, Felixstowe, centred on circa TM28593657. The enclosure measures approximately 40 metres north to south and 30 metres west to east. A possible entrance is visible on the eastern side. It may be associated with the field system circa 100 metres to the north (TYY 013). (S2, S3).

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <S1> Photograph: National Monuments Record. Air Photograph. NMR, AP 1/86, 2/88.
  • <M1> Photograph: National Monuments Record. Air Photograph. APs: NMR 1/86, 2/88.
  • <S2> Photograph: National Monuments Record. Air Photograph. NMR TM 2836/1 (727/85-86) 22-JUL-1974.
  • <S3> Photograph: National Monuments Record. Air Photograph. NMR TM 2836/2 (727/87-88) 22-JUL-1974.
  • <S4> Unpublished document: Martin, E.. 1976. Prehistoric Crop-Mark Sites in Suffolk. ill..
  • <S5> Unpublished document: Martin, E. A. and Plouviez, J.. 1978. Prehistoric and Roman Cropmark Sites in Suffolk. ill..

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

May 4 2018 12:58PM

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