Record Details

NHER Number:61045
Type of record:Monument
Name:Bank in Lynford Arboretum

Summary

A linear bank that in the 19th century was located within Bush Pightle, a wood/plantation within Lynford Park (NHER 30470). It could be a wood bank associated with this parkland wood or a pre parkland feature.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 8224 9393
Map Sheet:TL89SW
Parish:LYNFORD, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

February 2014. Rapid Identification Survey. HA 87.
Linear bank, aligned roughly east to west. It is about 40m long, up to 13.5m wide and up to 0.5m tall.
The bank is not on the line of a feature shown on (S1). However, this map shows that in the 1880s it was located with Bush Pightle, a wood/plantation within Lynford Park (NHER 30470). It could be a wood bank associated with this parkland wood or a pre parkland feature.
D. Robertson (HES), 24 July 2015.

Monument Types

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

Related records

30470Part of: Lynford Hall Park (Monument)
61046Related to: Bank in Lynford Arboretum (Monument)
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