Record Details

NHER Number:61090
Type of record:Monument
Name:Field and plantation boundary bank at Laines Farm

Summary

An earthwork bank constructed to act as the southern boundary to 'Barn Belt' plantation. This bank, along with other field and plantation boundaries in the area (NHER 61091, 61092 and 61093), are particularly important as they represent, and are surviving evidence for, the subdivision of Santon Warren (NHER 54065) during the 19th century.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 8277 8920
Map Sheet:TL88NW
Parish:LYNFORD, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

October 2014. Breaking New Ground field visit. HA 26.
Bank, aligned westnorthwest to eastsoutheast. About 330m long, up to 8m wide and up to 0.4m tall.
On the line of a wood/field boundary on (S1), which suggests it was constructed as the southern boundary to 'Barn Belt' plantation.
This bank, along with other field and plantation boundaries in the area (NHER 61091 and 61092), are particularly important as they represent, and are surviving evidence for, the subdivision of Santon Warren (NHER 54065) during the 19th century.
D. Robertson (HES), 27 July 2015.

April 2017. 'Brecks from Above' and Breckland National Mapping Programme.
The post medieval to modern boundary bank described above is visible as an earthwork on imagery from a recent lidar survey (S2). It has not been mapped as it is depicted on modern and historical Ordnance Survey maps.
S. Tremlett (Norfolk Historic Environment Service), 6th April 2017.

Monument Types

  • BANK (EARTHWORK) (18th Century to 21st Century - 1800 AD to 2100 AD)
  • FIELD BOUNDARY (18th Century to 21st Century - 1800 AD to 2100 AD)
  • WOOD BANK (18th Century to 21st Century - 1800 AD to 2100 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Map: Ordnance Survey. 1883. Ordnance Survey 6 inch map.
<S2>LIDAR Airborne Survey: Various. LIDAR Airborne Survey. LIDAR Santon Forest Research 0.5m DTM 15-JUN-2015 (BNG Project, FC England, Fugro Geospatial).

Related records

54065Part of: Medieval to post medieval rabbit warren, Santon (Monument)
61091Related to: 19th century field boundaries and warren subdivision at Laines Farm (Monument)
61094Related to: Post medieval boundary bank at Laines Farm (Monument)
61092Related to: Post medieval field and plantation boundary bank at Laines Farm (Monument)
61093Related to: Post medieval field and plantation boundary bank at Laines Farm (Monument)
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