Record Details

NHER Number:40145
Type of record:Monument
Name:Post medieval bank and ditch in Horse Meadow Lings


An L-shaped length of post medieval bank and ditch may indicate an earlier northern boundary to the wood.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 20136 17118
Map Sheet:TG21NW

Full description

Late 2003. Earthwork Survey.
Walkover survey of land to north of Horsford Castle.
Site 7 (Horse Meadow Lings):
An L-shaped length of post-medieval bank and ditch may indicate an earlier northern boundary to the wood.
See report (S1) for further details. The results of this survey are also noted in (S2).
D. Gurney (NLA), 6 February 2004. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 10 June 2015.

Monument Types

  • BANK (EARTHWORK) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • DITCH (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status


Sources and further reading

<S1>Unpublished Contractor Report: Cushion, B. 2003. Horsford. Archaeological Earthwork Investigation North of Castle. Brian Cushion Archaeological & Cartographical Surveyor.
<S2>Article in Serial: Gurney, D. and Penn, K. 2004. Excavations and Surveys in Norfolk 2003. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLIV Pt III pp 573-588. p 578.

Related records

40139Parent of: Horsford Castle Park (Monument)

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