Monument record IKN 079 - Possible Post Medieval V1 crash site.

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Summary

Possible V1 crash site, visible in 1945, south of Yarn Hill

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 42509 55637 (209m by 196m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM45NW
Civil Parish IKEN, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK

Map

Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Possible V1 crash site, visible as an earthwork south of Yarn Hill in 1945 (S1). The feature consisits of a shallow, curving groove extending from TM 42585573 to TM 42445558 where there is a substantial double crater, and then to TM 42395555, where there is an shallow, elongated crater. Parallel to the main groove, as it approaches the main crater, is a second shallow groove which presumably relates to this site.(S2)
By 1955, the field is being ploughed and there is no sign of the site. (S3)
Initially numbered as IKN 025 during pilot survey of intertial area. Re-numbered Nov 2004

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. 106G/UK/717 Frame 4180.
  • <S2> Verbal communication: Personal communication. R.T. Thomas (English Heritage).
  • <S3> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. 58/1674 F22 Frames 110-111.

Finds (0)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Aug 6 2013 2:20PM

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