Record Details

NHER Number:29781
Type of record:Monument
Name:Medieval green and post medieval garden features

Summary

A complex series of subrectangular earthworks are the remains of the medieval Little Green, a medieval toft, and an area of 19th century woodland landscaping, which was part of the garden layout of Brooke Hall, see NHER 10152, and post medieval field boundaries.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 2873 9808
Map Sheet:TM29NE
Parish:BROOKE, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

21 February 1993. NAU air photography.
Earthworks of former emparkment features of most peculiar shape.
D. Edwards (NLA) May 1993.

January 1998. Earthwork Survey.
Survey at 1:1000. Suggests some wood boundaries, green, possible toft, otherwise late boundaries.
See report (S1) for further details and copy of plan (S2). The results of this survey are also summarised in (S3).
B. Cushion (NLA) 22 January 1998. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 1 April 2015.

Monument Types

  • DRAINAGE DITCH (Undated)
  • ENCLOSURE (Undated)
  • SITE (Undated)
  • TOFT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VILLAGE GREEN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • GARDEN FEATURE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WOOD (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TM 2898 A-C.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Unpublished Report: Cushion, B. 1998. Brooke SMR29781. Earthwork Survey Report.
<S2>Illustration: Cushion, B. 1998. Plan of earthworks at Brooke SMR 29781. Film. 1:1000.
<S3>Article in Serial: Gurney, D. and Penn, K. (eds). 1998. Excavations and Surveys in Norfolk 1997. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLIII Pt I pp 193-210. p 194.

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