Record Details

NHER Number:61000
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of Reed Fen Lodge, Thetford Warren

Summary

Two buildings, labelled 'Reed Fen Lodge', are shown on a late 19th century map. These may well have been a warrener's lodge associated with Thetford Warren (NHER 54069).

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 8492 8672
Map Sheet:TL88NW
Parish:THETFORD, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

May 2015. Field visit.
Two buildings, labelled 'Reed Fen Lodge', are shown on (S1). These may well have been a warrener's lodge associated with Thetford Warren (NHER 54069).
No remains of these buildings was seen.
D. Robertson (HES), 16 July 2015.

January 2019. 'Brecks from Above' and Breckland National Mapping Programme.
A relatively low sub-rectangular mound is visible as an earthwork at the site of Reed Fen Lodge, on imagery from a lidar survey flown in 2015 (S2).
S. Tremlett (Norfolk Historic Environment Service), 23rd January 2019.

Monument Types

  • BUILDING PLATFORM? (Unknown date)
  • MOUND (Unknown date)
  • BUILDING PLATFORM? (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD? to 1900 AD)
  • MOUND (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD? to 1900 AD)
  • WARRENERS LODGE (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD? to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Map: Ordnance Survey. 1883. Ordnance Survey 6 inch map.
<S2>LIDAR Airborne Survey: Various. LIDAR Airborne Survey. LIDAR Santon Forest Research 0.5m DTM 17-JUL-2015 (BNG Project, FC England, Fugro Geospatial).

Related records

54069Part of: Thetford Warren (Monument)
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