Record Details

NHER Number:40181
Type of record:Monument
Name:Swanton Novers Little Wood, Ancient Woodland

Summary

In 2004 the Norfolk Ancient Woodland Rapid Identification Survey recorded a fine example of a wood bank to the west, with lesser forms to the south and east. To the north the area is bounded by a watercourse, and there are some slight subdivision and pits. An enigmatic L-shaped linear hollow may be a fragment of an enclosure.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 00729 31578
Map Sheet:TG03SW
Parish:SWANTON NOVERS, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

2004. Norfolk Ancient Woodland Rapid Identification Survey Pilot.
A fine example of wood bank to the west (partly internal), with lesser forms to the south and east. North boundary is a watercourse. Some slight subdivision and pits, but an enigmatic L-shaped linear hollow may be a fragment of an enclosure.
See (S1) in file for NHER 40175 - NHER 40188.
See also (S2).
B. Cushion (NLA), June 2004.

Monument Types

  • BANK (EARTHWORK) (Medieval to Modern - 1066 AD? to 2050 AD)
  • DITCH (Medieval to Modern - 1066 AD? to 2050 AD)
  • HOLLOW (Medieval to Modern - 1066 AD? to 2050 AD)
  • WOOD BANK (Medieval to Modern - 1066 AD? to 2050 AD)
  • EXTRACTIVE PIT (Post Medieval to Modern - 1540 AD? to 2050 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Unpublished document: Cushion, B.. 2004. Norfolk Ancient Woodland Historic Environment Rapid Identification Survey.
<S2>Article in serial: Gurney, D. and Penn, K. 2005. Excavations and Surveys in Norfolk in 2004. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLIV Pt IV pp 751-763. p 757.

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