Record Details

NHER Number:40715
Type of record:Monument
Name:Post medieval extraction pit

Summary

A pit was recorded during a Rapid Earthwork Identification Survey for Forest Enterprise. This is probably a post medieval marl, clay or chalk extraction pit.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 84100 91483
Map Sheet:TL89SW
Parish:LYNFORD, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

August 2004. Walkover Survey.
Rapid Earthwork Identification Survey following destumping (Compartment 3133).
Pit measuring c.25m by 20m and 2m deep. Probably a post-medieval marl, clay or chalk extraction pit.
Appears to correspond with a feature marked on the 1st Edition O.S map.
See report (S1) for further details.
D. Gurney (NLA), 27 August 2004. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 13 July 2015.

Monument Types

  • CHALK PIT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • EXTRACTIVE PIT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • MARL PIT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • PIT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Unpublished Contractor Report: Craven, J. 2004. Rapid Earthwork Study for Forest Enterprise. Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service.

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