Record Details

NHER Number:61100
Type of record:Monument
Name:Bank of probable medieval to post medieval date, possibly associated with Santon warren

Summary

An earthwork bank, identified during a site visit and visible on imagery from a 2015 lidar survey, is likely to be of medieval to post medieval date. It perhaps relates to the southern boundary of Santon warren (NHER 54065). It may also be associated with some of the features recorded as part of NHER 62073.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 8187 8819
Map Sheet:TL88NW
Parish:LYNFORD, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

August 2014. Breaking New Ground field visit. HA 22.
An earthwork bank, visible in places beneath dense bracken. Up to 4m wide and up to 0.2m high.
This bank is located close to the southern edge of Santon Warren (NHER 54065). As a result, it may have been created to define the boundary of the warren.
D. Robertson (HES), 27 July 2015.

February 2018. 'Brecks from Above' and Breckland National Mapping Programme.
The undated bank described above is visible as an earthwork on imagery from a lidar survey (S1). It may be of medieval to post medieval date, and mark the southern boundary of Santon warren (NHER 54065). It may also be associated with some of the features recorded as part of NHER 62073.
S. Tremlett (Norfolk Historic Environment Service), 4th February 2018.

Monument Types

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

62073Part of: Irregular spread of boundary banks, ditches, and trackways, of probable medieval to post medieval date (Monument)
54065Part of: Medieval to post medieval rabbit warren, Santon (Monument)
60123Related to: Banks of probable medieval to post medieval date, possibly associated with Santon warren (Monument)
61083Related to: Possible warren bank at Santon Street (Monument)
61085Related to: Possible warren bank at Santon Street (Monument)
61088Related to: Possible warren bank at Santon Street (Monument)
61099Related to: Possible warren bank at Santon Street (Monument)
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