Monument record NAC 086 - Fragments of a Post Medieval field system.

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Fragments of a Post Medieval field system visible on aerial photographs of Nacton parish


Grid reference Centred TM 20478 40485 (553m by 882m)
Map sheet TM24SW


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Fragments of a Post Medieval field system are visible as cropmarks of ditches on aerial photographs, centred on 20444042 in Nacton parish. (S1) (S2) (S3) (S4) The ditches represent where 18th century field boundaries, as shown on the 'Ipswich, Nacton and Levington' map of 1768-1770 (S5), have been grubbed out. Many of the field boundaries depicted were still in use in the late 19th century (S6) or are still visible on the modern base map. (S7)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <S1> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. RAF 58/115 5099 30-AUG-1948.
  • <S2> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. RAF 58/633 5150-5151 18-APR-1951.
  • <S3> Photograph: National Monuments Record. Air Photograph. NMR TM 2040/1 (956/211) 07-JUN-1976.
  • <S4> Photograph: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Air Photograph. NMR TM 2041/1 (SFU 11564/16) 21-JUL-1977.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Aug 20 2013 1:49PM

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