Monument record IKN 071 - 'Borrow' pits of unknown date.

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Summary

'Borrow' pits, of unknown date, visible behind the sea bank from Iken to High Street.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 42998 56189 (2834m by 1343m)
Map sheet TM45NW
Civil Parish IKEN, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK

Map

Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Numerous 'borrow' pits dug to provide material for the sea bank, although of unknown date, are visible on the inside of the sea bank northeast of Iken Church (TM 41595678) to east of High Street (TM 44415552). (S1-2) Some of the pits have subsequently been damaged by a later collecting ditch. (S3)
Initially numbered as IKN 022 during pilot survey of intertial area. Re-numbered Nov 2004

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. 106G/UK/717 Frames 3177-3180, 4164.
  • <S2> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. 106G/UK/929 Frames 3304-3310.
  • <S3> Photograph: OS, AP. OS/72057 Frames 23-25, 38-39, 61-63.

Finds (0)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Aug 6 2013 2:16PM

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