Record Details

NHER Number:31639
Type of record:Monument
Name:Medieval enclosures, Lower Farm

Summary

Several ditched enclosures to the east of Lower Farm are probably the remains of medieval crofts or enclorsures associated with the nearby farmstead.

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Location

Grid Reference:TF 8565 0499
Map Sheet:TF80SE
Parish:NORTH PICKENHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK
SOUTH PICKENHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1995.
Ditched enclosures to east of Lower Farm indicate remnants of croft like closes probably associated with the farmstead. The area nearest farm has been gardens in recent years, although now pasture. To east of hedge the enclosures extend east to the edge of the natural river terrace where a well defined scarp overlooks the flood plain.
B. Cushion (NLA), November 1995.

Monument Types

  • DRAINAGE DITCH (Unknown date)
  • CROFT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • ENCLOSURE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

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Protected Status - none

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