Monument record ELV 037 - Earthwork bank, Elveden Warren

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Summary

Earthwork bank, marked on OS map as solid line.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 7952 8210 (168m by 21m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TL78SE
Civil Parish ELVEDEN, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

Map

Type and Period (4)

Full Description

Earthwork bank, marked on OS map as solid line. Possible projection of Elveden warren boundary linking to the Warren (Stock?) Enclosure (ELV 036). A low wide flat-topped bank circa 3m wide and 1m high. No sign of significant bank in compartment to the east of present course? On OS map, a solid line is marked as carrying on across B1106; it is possible that, if the earthwork had indeed projected up to B1106 (recent felling, raking and replanting so destroyed if it was there) and thus may have extended eastwards on course of mapped OS alignment. Was this a land-division earlier or later than the warren enclosure (S1)? Or a link to/from the enclosure from a droveway between the Brandon and Wangford Warren boundary banks?
Note projected line interrupted by enclosure banks ELV 036.

January 2019. 'Brecks from Above' and Breckland National Mapping Programme.
The earthwork bank described above is visible on imagery from a 2015 lidar survey (S2). It has been mapped and recorded as part of SHER ELV 039. As the lidar survey was flown relatively recently, it is probable that the earthwork still survives.
S. Tremlett (Norfolk Historic Environment Service), 18th January 2019.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> (No record type): SAU, Sussams K, Brecks Study, 1995.
  • <S2> LIDAR Airborne Survey: LIDAR airborne survey. LIDAR Wangford Forest Research 0.5m DTM 17-JUL-2015 (BNG Project, FC England, Fugro Geospatial).

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  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Oct 16 2019 2:00PM

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