Record Details

NHER Number:61091
Type of record:Monument
Name:19th century field boundaries and warren subdivision at Laines Farm

Summary

Five field boundary banks, three of which have possible veteran oaks and pines standing on them.
These banks, along with other field and plantation boundaries in the area (NHER 61090, 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 8276 8910
Map Sheet:TL88NW
Parish:LYNFORD, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

October 2014. Breaking New Ground field visit. HA 27, 43, 44, 46 and 47.
Four westnorthwest to eastsoutheast aligned banks and one bank aligned northnorthwest to southsoutheast. The widths of the banks vary between 4m and 8m. They are all 0.4m tall. Three (HA 27, 46 and 47) have possible veteran oaks and pines standing on them.
These banks are on the lines field boundaries shown on (S1). Three of them (HA 27, 46 and 47) are shown on this map as supporting tree rows/belts.
These banks, along with other field and plantation boundaries in the area (NHER 61090, 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.
D. Robertson (HES), 27 July 2015.

April 2017. 'Brecks from Above' and Breckland National Mapping Programme.
The post medieval to modern boundary banks described above are visible as earthworks on imagery from a recent lidar survey (S2). They have not been mapped as they are depicted on modern and historical Ordnance Survey maps.
S. Tremlett (Norfolk Historic Environment Service), 6th April 2017.

Monument Types

  • BANK (EARTHWORK) (Post Medieval to 21st Century - 1540 AD to 2100 AD)
  • FIELD BOUNDARY (Post Medieval to 21st Century - 1540 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)
61090Related to: Field and plantation boundary bank 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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