Monument record WTM 013 - Old Rifle Range

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Summary

Mound in NW corner of Wortham Ling, circa 160 feet long, highest point circa 20 feet, 45 feet wide, suggested as long barrow, disturbed by rifle butts (S1).

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 0862 7990 (50m by 50m)
Map sheet TM07NE
Civil Parish WORTHAM, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (3)

Full Description

Mound in NW corner of Wortham Ling, circa 160 feet long, highest point circa 20 feet, 45 feet wide, suggested as long barrow, disturbed by rifle butts (S1).
"Upon this ling is a small tumulus" - this probably relates to WTM 039 (S2).
"Traces of Roman Camp on Wortham Ling" (S3)(R1).
Shown on 1:2500 map as oval and traversed by footpath (S4).

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <S1> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card Wortham Neo ?.
  • <R1> (No record type): Gazetteer (of Suffolk?), 1857.
  • <S2> (No record type): White, Suffolk, 1844, 351.
  • <S3> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card Wortham RB.
  • <S4> Map: OS. OS Map. OS, 1:2500 map, TM 08 79, 1978.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jul 26 1995 12:00AM

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