Record Details

NHER Number:27839
Type of record:Monument
Name:Cropmarks of medieval and post medieval tracks or field boundaries

Summary

A series of undated linear features probably representing medieval and post medieval tracks or field boundaries, visible as cropmarks on 1969 vertical aerial photographs.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 8869 4331
Map Sheet:TF84SE
Parish:HOLKHAM, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

June 2002. Norfolk NMP.
The major feature is aligned in an approximate southwest to northeast direction (TF 8845 4316 to TF 8863 4344), and has a maximum recorded length of 325m. At the northern end there appears to be two short stretches of bank running from the larger feature towards the west. This is possibly a parchmark of one of the roads or tracks depicted on Clerk’s map of 1590 (S2), or may be a medieval boundary bank.
To the east are two further short lengths of east to west and north to south aligned linear feature, that may be medieval boundary features or early elements of the park.
M. Brennand (NMP), 12 June 2002.

Monument Types

  • BANK (EARTHWORK) (Unknown date)
  • LINEAR FEATURE (Unknown date)
  • BOUNDARY BANK? (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • LINEAR FEATURE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • ROAD? (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Aerial Photograph: Hunting Surveys Ltd. 1969. HSL UK 69949 0149 20-NOV-1969 (SMR TF 8843A).
<S2>Monograph: Williamson, T.. 1998. Archaeology of the Landscape Park: Garden Design in Norfolk, England, c. 1680-1840.. BAR (British Series). Vol 286.

Related records - none

Find out more...

Norfolk County Council logo Heritage Lottery Fund logo

Powered by HBSMR-web and the HBSMR Gateway from exeGesIS SDM Ltd, and mojoPortal CMS
© 2007 - 2019 Norfolk Historic Environment Service