Record Details

NHER Number:35905
Type of record:Monument
Name:Brooke Wood

Summary

An area of ancient woodland, with a wide wood bank, probably dating to the medieval or the post mediveal period. The wood is the same size and shape as when it was depicted on Faden's map of 1797.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 2719 9857
Map Sheet:TM29NE
Parish:BROOKE, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Ancient woodland.
Shown on (S1) as the same size and shape as at present day.
Very wide bank along western edge with external ditch; no trees on it more than approximately 50 years old.
Maintained woodland.
E. Rose, (NLA) 22 January 2001.

Monument Types

  • WOOD (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WOOD BANK (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WOOD (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WOOD BANK (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Publication: Faden, W. and Barringer, J. C. 1989. Faden's Map of Norfolk in 1797.

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