Record Details

NHER Number:4595
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possible Roman road and medieval warren

Summary

This is the site of an embanked trackway which marks the line of the parish boundary. A large earthwork bank is the northern boundary of the medieval rabbit warren of Gooderstone. This may be a Roman road linked to NHER 8714.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 795 027
Map Sheet:TF70SE
Parish:COCKLEY CLEY, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK
GOODERSTONE, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

'Old track banked on both sides' which forms the parish boundary. See (S1).
R. R. Clarke (NCM)

A. Davison (NAU) reports that the bank on south side massive, especially at western end.
E. Rose (NAU) 7 August 1987.

This is the north boundary bank of Gooderstone Warren.
K. Sussams (SAU) May 1996.

This may be a Roman road linked to NHER 8714.
M. Dennis (NLA), 4 January 2006.

Monument Types

  • BANK (EARTHWORK) (Undated)
  • PARISH BOUNDARY (Undated)
  • TRACKWAY (Undated)
  • ROAD (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • RABBIT WARREN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Miscellaneous. Cockley Cley/Gooderstone.
<S1>Map: Ordnance Survey, First Edition, 6 Inch. 1879-1886. Ordnance Survey 1st Edition 6 inch map..

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54064Part of: Medieval rabbit warren, Gooderstone (Monument)

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