Record Details

NHER Number:9945
Type of record:Monument
Name:Cropmarks of possible medieval deer park and boundary


The soilmarks of former bank and ditches which formed the boundary or park pale of the Oxehaghe medieval deer park are visible on aerial photographs and historic maps. See NHER 52767 for further details of the deer park.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 1152 9925
Map Sheet:TM19NW

Full description

Undated reports.
Information from C. Barringer, Wensum Lodge and R. R. Clarke (NCM).
Park boundary.
E. Rose (NAU).

22 March 1972. Ordnance Survey Aerial Photographs ref 72 034 098 (scale 1/7000).
Bank and ditches delineated by soilmarks on line of suggested boundary; extending it to TM 1130 9950, thus joining lane continuing line to TM 1176 9990.
See (S1).
D. A. Edwards (NAU), 31 March 1981.

This was the boundary of Oxehaghe or New Deer Park.
See (S2)
E. Rose (NLA), 23 April 2007.

March 2012. Norfolk NMP.
The soilmarks of a bank and multiple-dicth section of the Deer Park boundary, running between TM 1131 9953 to TM 1174 9896, are visible on aerial photographs (S3-S5). The southern section of these soilmarks leads into boundaries marked on the 1839 Tithe map (S6).
S. Horlock (NMP), 05 March 2012.

Monument Types

  • BANK (EARTHWORK) (Medieval - 1066 AD? to 1539 AD?)
  • BOUNDARY MARKER (Medieval - 1066 AD? to 1539 AD?)
  • DEER PARK (Medieval - 1066 AD? to 1539 AD?)
  • DITCH (Medieval - 1066 AD? to 1539 AD?)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TM 19 NW 4 [2].
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Wymondham.
<S1>Aerial Photograph: Ordnance Survey. 1972. OS AP 72 034 098 22-MAR-1972.
<S2>Publication: Cattermole, P.. 2007. Wymondham Abbey. P 161-2. p 10.
<S3>Vertical Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1946. RAF 106G/UK/1634 3125-8 09-JUL-1946 (NMR).
<S4>Vertical Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1964. RAF 58/6209 (F21) 0006-8 11-MAR-1964 (NMR).
<S5>Vertical Aerial Photograph: Ordnance Survey. 1972. OS/72034 097-8 22-MAR-1972 (NMR).
<S6>Map: Bircham, W.G.. 1839. Wymondham Tithe Map.

Related records

9944Related to: Remains of medieval moated site within a deer park (Monument)

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