Record Details

NHER Number:25469
Type of record:Monument
Name:Medieval deer park

Summary

This area is described as a deer park in a survey of AD 1251. A rectangular cropmark can be seen on aerial cropmarks of this area. Part of Back Lane that follows the course of the deer park boundary is a very old road, embanked and ditched.

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Location

Grid Reference:TG 013 147
Map Sheet:TG01SW
Parish:DEREHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Area of deer park mentioned in survey of AD 1251. A rectangular cropmark was seen somewhere in this area in 1989 from aircraft by [1].
E. Rose (NAU), 8 October 1989.

May 2000. Visit.
Section of Back Lane that follows course of park pale from Gooch's Cottages to farm to south west now overgrown and abandoned but clearly a very old road, embanked and ditched. Local tradition that this is the 'old Norwich Road'.
E. Rose (NLA), 5 May 2000.

Monument Types

  • RECTANGULAR ENCLOSURE (Unknown date)
  • DEER PARK (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

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Protected Status - none

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