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CHER Number:09226
Type of record:Monument
Name:Medieval settlement remains, Little Thetford

Summary - not yet available

Grid Reference:TL 529 757
Parish:Thetford, East Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire
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Monument Type(s):

Protected Status:

  • SHINE (Validated): Cropmark complex of trackways and ditched enclosures, suggested to be medieval or later deserted settlement.

Full description

1. ? Deserted Medieval village.(A Spedding 29/11/1983, CUCAP AP BET 3 used) (Note by R Palmer: unlikely, but probably Medieval or later). New details added 1988 using RC8-EB 111. Linear features, ? Ridge and furrow, circular feature. Additional note: System of parallel ditched tracks (some of which link with recent field boundaries) and enclosures. Alignment of features and proximity of furlong boundaries and ridge and furrow suggest a Medieval or later date. (R Palmer 16/01/1989).

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