Monument record HLY 044 - A Modern harbour structure near the entrance to Orford Haven.

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A harbour structure near the entrance to Orford Haven


Grid reference Centred TM 37973 44936 (25m by 53m)
Map sheet TM34SE


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

An enclosure is visible in the intertidal zone in 1940. It appears to be rectangular in shape and has an entrance on its east side with a barrier across it. It may have functioned as a small harbour and it appears to be modern in date. (S1)
By Aug 1941 the structure appears to have fallen into disuse and is breaking up. (S2)
The remains of the harbour structure are still visible in 1971. (S3)
Also seen as part of field survery of Suffolk Coast - Concrete block and timbers making up small dock/harbour. Associated with Colony yacht club and concrete lined pools behind. S4

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <S1> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. 2/BR11/10 fr B27, 22 Jul 1940.
  • <S2> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. S423 fr 13, 20 Aug 1941.
  • <S3> Photograph: OS, AP. 71/156 fr 122, 02 May 1971.
  • <S4> Unpublished document: Suffolk County Council Archaeologcial Service. 2003. Assessment Report, Rapid Field Survey of the Suffolk Coast and Intertidal Zone. Everett 2003.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Jul 30 2013 12:04PM

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