Record Details

NHER Number:61002
Type of record:Monument
Name:Two hollow ways in Lynford Park


Two hollow ways on the line of paths through woodland in Lynford Park (NHER 30470).

Images - none


Grid Reference:TL 8171 9365
Map Sheet:TL89SW

Full description

March 2013. Rapid Identification Survey. HA 38-39.
Two hollow ways on the line of path through woodland in Lynford Park (NHER 30470), as shown on (S1) and (S2).
The northernmost hollow way is about 80m long, 14m wide and up to 0.8m deep. Box shrubs on its south side may have been part of an ornamental planting scheme.
The southernmost hollow way is about 230m long, up to 14m wide and up to 1m deep. A modern surfaced path has been constructed in its base. Box and rhodedendron shrubs on both its sides may have been part of an ornamental planting scheme.
D. Robertson (HES), 10 July 2015.

May 2019. Breckland National Mapping Programme.
Two large ditches are seen as earthwork on visualised lidar data (S3). The above earthworks has been recorded as part of NHER 30470 along with further features relating to Lynford park and gardens identified from the Aerial Investigation and Mapping (AIM) survey. The Monument Polygon defining NHER 61002 has been amended to correlate with the location and extent of the features on the lidar imagery.
J.Powell (Norfolk Historic Environment Service), 14th May 2019.

Monument Types

  • HOLLOW WAY (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Map: Fairbrother, Clark and Lye. 1856. Sale Particulars of Lynford Hall Estate.
<S2>Map: Ordnance Survey. 1883. Ordnance Survey 6 inch map.
<S3>LIDAR Airborne Survey: Various. LIDAR Airborne Survey. LIDAR Lynford Forest Research 0.5m DTM 15-JUL-2015 (BNG Project, FC England, Fugro Geospatial).

Related records

30470Part of: Lynford Hall Park (Monument)
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