Record Details

NHER Number:61014
Type of record:Monument
Name:Boundary banks within Lynford Park

Summary

Banks defining a boundary within Lynford Park (NHER 30470) and shown on 19th century maps.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 8227 9320
Map Sheet:TL89SW
Parish:LYNFORD, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

April 2013 and January 2014. Rapid Identification Survey. HA 57 and 68.
A linear bank, about 220m long and up to 18m wide and 0.7m high. Two parallel banks on almost the same alignment to the west may be related. They are around 25m long, between 6 and 10m wide and up to 0.3m tall. Within Lynford Park (NHER 30470).
Probably boundary banks, defining a boundary shown as a dashed line on (S1). The line of the features is marked by a line of trees on (S2).
D. Robertson (HES), 10 July 2015.

Monument Types

  • BANK (EARTHWORK) (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BOUNDARY BANK (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 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.

Related records

30470Part of: Lynford Hall Park (Monument)
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