Record Details

NHER Number:39747
Type of record:Monument
Name:Hevingham Park

Summary

This medieval woodland contains natural ponds and pingos (hollows formed during the last ice age). These features may have been adapted for use as a deer farm and as a rabbit warren. There is also a massive bank and ditch marking the parish boundary and other internal boundaries marked by banks and ditches.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 19646 20352
Map Sheet:TG12SE
Parish:HEVINGHAM, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

2001.
Ancient (medieval) woodland. Features noted included ponds and wet hollows (pingos), parish boundary and boundary banks and ditches. 'Coney Fir' might suggest warrening.
See (S1) in file.
D. Gurney (NLA), 9 October 2003.

Monument Types

  • BOUNDARY BANK (Unknown date)
  • DITCH (Unknown date)
  • PARISH BOUNDARY (Unknown date)
  • POND (Unknown date)
  • DEER PARK (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • RABBIT WARREN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WOOD (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Rackham, O.. 2001. Hevingham Park. Notes and Maps.. March.

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