Record Details

NHER Number:7309
Type of record:Monument
Name:Medieval deer park around Park Farm


The outline of a possible medieval deer park can be traced in curving field boundaries surrounding Park Farm. The outline is clearly visible on aerial photographs and historic maps.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 0826 1362
Map Sheet:TG01SE

Full description

Hedgerow suggesting boundary of park, noticed by R.R. Clarke (NCM).
See also Park Farm, now derelict, and moat (NHER 13038).

February 1978.
On south, the hedge itself is not very old but contains some trees: probable replanting.
E. Rose (NAU), 1 February 1978.

(S1) in file.

June/July 1991. NLA air photography.
Suggested park boundary visible on aerial photographs.
D. Edwards (NLA).

The southwest corner of the boundary as marked contains some very large oak trees clearly of great antiquity. The boundary has been preserved here where it passes between new ponds.
E. Rose (NLA), 22 January 2007.

Monument Types

  • DEER PARK (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PARK PALE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TG0813 B-E,F-H.
---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. Hockering.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1991. hotel and golf course plan set to be rejected. 28 January.

Related records

13038Related to: Cropmark of medieval moat (Monument)

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