Monument record BOY 057 - Possible Post Medieval oyster beds.

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Possible oyster beds of probable Post Medieval date, cut into the saltmarsh on the bank of the River Ore, Boyton parish


Grid reference Centred TM 38943 46126 (66m by 34m)
Map sheet TM34NE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

A number of pits, possibly oyster beds, are visible on aerial photographs as earthworks in the inter-tidal zone on the northern bank of the River Ore in Boyton parish, centred on circa TM38944612. They are between 4-5m wide and are located alongside a tidal channel that runs parallel to the sea wall. (S1-S3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. RAF S/656 60-61 06-OCT-1941.
  • <S2> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. RAF 106G/UK/929 4441-2 16/OCT-1945.
  • <S3> Photograph: OS, AP. NMR OS/71030 013-4 10-APR-1971.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jun 14 2013 11:53AM

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