Record Details

NHER Number:61013
Type of record:Monument
Name:Boundary bank in Lynford Park

Summary

An east to west aligned bank or scarp, up to 10m wide and up to 0.8m tall. During the late 19th century this feature defined a boundary within Lynford Park (NHER 30470). A number of veteran trees and sections of possible parkland fencing survive on its line.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 8225 9343
Map Sheet:TL89SW
Parish:LYNFORD, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

April 2013 and January 2014. Rapid Identification Survey. HA 55.
An east to west aligned bank or scarp, up to 10m wide and up to 0.8m tall. Two sections were identified/survive. The eastern section measures about 310m long; the western section is 30m long.
A number of veteran trees stand on the feature. A few surviving sections of possible parkland fencing (metal posts and wire) follow its line.
This feature defined a boundary within Lynford Park (NHER 30470) and is shown on (S1). It does not appear to be shown on (S2). One of the veteran trees is probably illustrated on (S2).
D. Robertson (HES), 10 July 2015.

Monument Types

  • BANK (EARTHWORK) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BOUNDARY BANK (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Map: Ordnance Survey. 1883. Ordnance Survey 6 inch map.
<S2>Map: Fairbrother, Clark and Lye. 1856. Sale Particulars of Lynford Hall Estate.

Related records

30470Part of: Lynford Hall Park (Monument)
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