Monument record BAW 057 - Two Post Medieval parallel ditches.

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Two parallel ditches, possibly of Post Medieval date


Grid reference Centred TM 36485 42551 (57m by 119m)
Map sheet TM34SE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Two roughly parallel ditches to the west of the Martello Tower. (S1) (S2) (S3) Their function is unclear but they do appear to be Post Medieval in date as the enclosure behind the Martello Tower, which appears to cut across the ditches, is marked on the OS 1:2500 1st Ed of 1884. (S4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <S1> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. BR289/A2 fr A27, 07 Jan 1942.
  • <S2> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. 106G/UK929/F20 fr 4431, 16 Oct 1945.
  • <S3> Photograph: National Monuments Record. Air Photograph. TM3642/4 (SFU 16158/04), 20 Nov 1978.
  • <S4> Map: OS. OS Map. OS 1st Ed, 1884.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jun 7 2013 2:58PM

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