Monument record BUN 078 - Possible Medieval field boundaries or tofts belonging to a shrunken village, visible as earthworks.
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|Grid reference||Centred TM 34258 88050 (215m by 183m)|
|Civil Parish||BUNGAY, WAVENEY, SUFFOLK|
Type and Period (3)
Possible field boundaries or tofts belonging to a possible shrunken medieval village can be seen as earthworks on aerial photographs to the north-east of Manor Farm, Bungay parish, centred approximately on TM342880. The ditches divide small and irregularly shaped fields into smaller cells, possibly tofts, which probably abutted a pre-enclosure road or track marked on Hodskinson's map of 1783 (S1), a section of which may be visible in BUN ???. The possible toft earthworks are overlain by a later post-medieval track, marked on the First Edition Ordnance Survey map of circa 1884 (S2). Further earthworks possibly related to the shrunken settlement are visible to the south (see BUN 076-077). (S3, S4)
- <S1> SXS50138 Map: Hodkinson. 1783. Hodkinson's Suffolk, coastal and estuary areas only.. Cirac 1783.
- <S2> SXS50088 Map: Ordnance Survey. 1880s. Ordnance Survey 25 inch to 1 mile map, 1st edition. Circa 1884.
- <S3> SSF50005 Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. RAF 106G/UK/930 4148-9 16-OCT-1945.
- <S4> SSF50005 Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. RAF 58/5942 0047-8 27-SEP-1963.
- None recorded
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Record last edited
Jun 19 2013 12:17PM