The following portions of the Tithe Map have been selected for comparison with the modern topography of Aldringham with Thorpe

Thorpe

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Thorpe hamlet

Thorpe was probably named after a Viking settlement on the northern shore of the small estuary of the Hundred River. When the Tithe Map was made it had a densely organised set of enclosures which extended to north along the coast to Sizewell (see the following two sections of the map).
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Thorpe north 1


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Thorpe north 2

To the north west along a straight boundary, the lands of Thorpe extended almost as far as Stone House, which stands isolated on the north east edge of Aldringham in a small landscaped estate (see following two section of the map).
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Thorpe north west: boundary with Aldringham


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South west boundary of Aldringham/Thorpe



Aldringham

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Aldringham's main area of settlement: Parrot & Punchbowl crossroads

Modern Elm Tree Farm and Aldringham House are situated centre top of the above map.
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Aldringham church positioned on the right hand edge of this section

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Church Farm and Bird's Farm


Boundary with Thorpe was probably the small tributary of the Hundred River running down the centre of this section of the map.