Record Details

NHER Number:40177
Type of record:Monument
Name:Nut Wood

Summary

A series of linear earthworks surviving within the wood, possibly representing former boundarys or enclosures, and dating to the medieval or post medieval periods.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 7503 0569
Map Sheet:TF70NE
Parish:BEACHAMWELL, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

2004. Norfolk Ancient Woodland Rapid Identification Survey Pilot.
Fragments of linear features include a spread bank, probably corresponding in part to a feature on (S1). A short section of ditch, straddling the western boundary.
See (S2) in file for NHER 40175 to NHER 40188.
See also (S3).
B. Cushion, (NLA) June 2004.

Monument Types

  • EXTRACTIVE PIT (Undated)
  • BANK (EARTHWORK) (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • DITCH (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • ENCLOSURE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HOLLOW (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BRICK (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Map: Bryant, A.. 1826. Bryant's Map of Norfolk.
---Publication: Faden, W. and Barringer, J. C. 1989. Faden's Map of Norfolk in 1797.
<S1>Map: 1845. Beachamwell Tithe Map.
<S2>Unpublished document: Cushion, B.. 2004. Norfolk Ancient Woodland Historic Environment Rapid Identification Survey.
<S3>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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