Monument record IKN 063 - Flood defences of unknown date on the River Alde.

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Summary

Flood defences on the River Alde, failed and abandoned by 1972

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 40162 56890 (854m by 1346m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM45NW
Civil Parish BLAXHALL, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK
Civil Parish IKEN, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Flood defences on the west bank of the River Alde, seawards of Snape Bridge, visible as an earthwork bank, finally failed by 1972 and were apparently abandoned thereafter, rapidly decaying.(S1-3)
Initially numbered as IKN 019 during pilot survey of intertial area. Re-numbered Nov 2004

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> Photograph: USAAF. USAAF Air Photograph. US/7PH/GP/LOC132 Frame 5055-5056.
  • <S2> Photograph: OS, AP. OS/72057 Frames 97-100.
  • <S3> Photograph: Environment Agency Aerial Photography. Film 670 Run C5 Frame 270.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Aug 6 2013 2:14PM

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