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Suffolk HER Number (Pref. Ref.):WLN 029
Unique number (MonUID):MSF15746
Type of Record:Monument
Parish:LEISTON, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK
WESTLETON, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK
NGR:TM 47 66

Summary

Minsmere peat cuttings, of at least 12th century date.

Monument Types

  • PEAT CUTTING (12th century to 13th century - 1101 AD to 1200 AD)

Associated Finds: None recorded

Protected Status: None recorded

Description

Minsmere. `Unquestionably flooded peat-cuttings dating back, in charter material, to at least the 12th century' (S1).
Extent of Med peat cuttings unknown. NGR centred to area of Minsmere as defined by Hodskinson as `The Broad' in 1783 (S2).
Note: In 1237 a description of the stretch of coast records the port of Minsmere (S1).

Sources

S1(No record type): Ridgard Dr J M, Sizewell Belts SSSI: Desk Top Survey, SCC, March 1995 (SSF17614)
M1Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. (S1) (SSF50072)
S2Cartographic materials: Hodskinson, J.. 1783. The County of Suffolk surveyed. (SSF7563)

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