Record Details

NHER Number:61082
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possible bank at Santon Street


A possible bank, about 100m long, up to 4m wide and up to 0.4m high.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TL 8378 8734
Map Sheet:TL88NW

Full description

September 2014. Breaking New Ground field visit. HA 11.
Possible bank, about 100m long, up to 4m wide and up to 0.4m high.
D. Robertson (HES), 24 July 2015.

December 2017. 'Brecks from Above' and Breckland National Mapping Programme.
The earthwork bank described above probably equates to the bank mapped just to the south of this recorded location using imagery from a recent lidar survey (S1). Like NHER 61083 to its north, and a previously unrecorded bank lying between them, these banks may mark the boundary of the medieval to post medieval Santon Warren (NHER 54065). All of the banks have been recorded as part of NHER 62066.
S. Tremlett (Norfolk Historic Environment Service), 13th December 2017.

Monument Types

  • BANK (EARTHWORK) (Undated)
  • BANK (EARTHWORK) (Unknown date)
  • BOUNDARY BANK (Unknown date)
  • BOUNDARY BANK (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • RABBIT WARREN? (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>LIDAR Airborne Survey: Various. LIDAR Airborne Survey. LIDAR Santon Forest Research 0.5m DTM 15-JUL-2015 (BNG Project, FC England, Fugro Geospatial).

Related records

62066Part of: Boundaries and trackways of possible medieval to post medieval date (Monument)
54065Part of: Medieval to post medieval rabbit warren, Santon (Monument)
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