Monument record IKN 060 - Numerous World War II slit trenches.

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Numerous World War II slit trenches along the top of a slope.


Grid reference Centred TM 40363 55538 (338m by 121m)
Map sheet TM45NW


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Numerous World War II slit trenches visible as c.3mx1m pits along the top of a north-facing slope on Iken Heath. The area was used intensively for armoured vehicle training during World War II but was arable by 1972 when the trenches were no longer visible.(S1-2)
Initially numbered as IKN 015 during pilot survey of intertial area. Re-numbered Nov 2004

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. 106G/UK/832 Frames 3151-3152.
  • <S2> Photograph: OS, AP. OS/72057 Frame 76.

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  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Aug 6 2013 2:12PM

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