Record Details

NHER Number:61048
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 8225 9397
Map Sheet:TL89SW

Full description

February 2014. Rapid Identification Survey. HA 90.
A large oval hollow, measuring about 33m by 27m by up to 1.9m deep (but generally 0.5-1m in depth). It has gently sloping sides on the east, south and west, with the most gentle slopes in the south and southwest. The northwest, north and northeast sides are steep. It is located with Lynford Park (NHER 30470).
The hollow was probably excavated as a quarry for sand and gravel. The gentle slopes on the south and southwest may have been access points.
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 - none

Related records

30470Part of: Lynford Hall Park (Monument)
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