Record Details

NHER Number:41344
Type of record:Monument
Name:The Grove, King's Grove

Summary

Marked on a late 18th century map, this is a very deep post medieval hollow way, leading from Collins Green down to the Easthaugh Road. Various local legends surround it and also the glacial erratic stone NHER 3057 which stands beside it.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 07971 17108
Map Sheet:TG01NE
Parish:LYNG, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

March 2005. Field Observation.
The Grove or King's Grove.
A very deep Hollow Way leading from Collen/Collins Green down to Easthaugh Road. Faden's map (S1) depicts this as a road. Local legends include headless horses, and a battle here between King Edmund and the Danes. Other legends are attached to the stone (glacial erratic) NHER 3057 beside the hollow way.
D. Gurney (NLA), 12 April 2005.

Monument Types

  • HOLLOW WAY (Post Medieval - 1700 AD to 1900 AD)
  • ROAD (Post Medieval - 1700 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Publication: Faden, W. and Barringer, J. C. 1989. Faden's Map of Norfolk in 1797.
<S2>Monograph: The King's Grove, Lyng. A Giant Boulder and its Legends..

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