Record Details

NHER Number:61083
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possible warren bank at Santon Street

Summary

A clear, broad, tall bank. As it is located on the southern boundary of Santon Warren (NHER 54065), it may have served as a warren boundary bank.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 8371 8737
Map Sheet:TL88NW
Parish:LYNFORD, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

September 2014. Breaking New Ground field visit. HA 12.
A clear, broad, tall bank. It is about 150m long, up to 8m wide and up to 0.9m tall.
As this bank is located on the southern boundary of Santon Warren (NHER 54065), it may have served as a warren boundary bank.
D. Robertson (HES), 24 July 2015.#

December 2017. 'Brecks from Above' and Breckland National Mapping Programme.
The earthwork bank described above, which may be part of the boundary of Santon Warren (NHER 54065), probably equates to the bank mapped just to the south of this recorded location using imagery from a recent lidar survey (S1). This has been recorded as part of the more extensive site NHER 62066.
S. Tremlett (Norfolk Historic Environment Service), 13th December 2017.

Monument Types

  • BANK (EARTHWORK) (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • RABBIT WARREN? (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BOUNDARY BANK (Post Medieval - 1540 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)
61100Related to: Bank of probable medieval to post medieval date, possibly associated with Santon warren (Monument)
60123Related to: Banks of probable medieval to post medieval date, possibly associated with Santon warren (Monument)
61088Related to: Possible warren bank at Santon Street (Monument)
61099Related to: Possible warren bank at Santon Street (Monument)
61085Related to: Possible warren bank at Santon Street (Monument)
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