Record Details

NHER Number:3345
Type of record:Monument
Name:Medieval park boundary


The boundary of the park belonging to the castle can be seen on a map made in 1588 of this area. Part of the boundary could possibly be the bank with a hedge planted on top of it seen during a site visit in 1979.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 665 240
Map Sheet:TF62SE

Full description

?Park boundary of castle.

September 1979. Visit.
Section 6640 2470 to 6603 2456 along road exists as a bank, with hedge on top, but this could be more recent. The northwest and south sections contain old trees though the hedge itself has become somewhat straggly.
E.Rose (NAU), 20 September 1979.

Confirmed as park, and remainder of boundary completed, on (S1).
E. Rose (NAU), 1 May 1981.

Possibly the deer park at Castle Rising referred to in (S2) and noted on (S3).
H. Mellor (HES), 17 March 2016.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---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. Castle Rising.
<S1>Map: 1588. Castle Rising Chase.
<S2>Publication: Shirley, E. P. 1867. Some Account of English Deer Parks. p 117.
<S3>Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 62 SE 31.

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