Record Details

NHER Number:61047
Type of record:Monument
Name:Quarry in Lynford Arboretum


A large oval hollow in Lynford Park (NHER 30470). It was probably excavated as a quarry for sand and gravel.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TL 8217 9395
Map Sheet:TL89SW

Full description

February 2014. Rapid Identification Survey. HA 89.
A large oval hollow, measuring about 32m by 38m by up to 3m deep. It has gentle slopes, with the most gentle slope in the westsouthwest. Its base is irregular. It is located with Lynford Park (NHER 30470).
The hollow was probably excavated as a quarry for sand and gravel. The gentle slope on the westsouthwest may have been an access point.
The hollow is not shown on (S1).
D. Robertson (HES), 24 July 2015.

Monument Types

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