Monument record STN 054 - Post medieval oval plantation bank

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A post medieval plantation bank, defining an oval enclosure, is depicted on historical Ordnance Survey maps and is visible as an earthwork on imagery from a lidar survey flown in 2015.


Grid reference Centred TL 804 872 (67m by 59m)
Map sheet TL88NW


Type and Period (3)

Full Description

Oval enclosure (bank?), defining earlier plantation, shown on OS maps of 1824 and later (earlier maps not checked). Not visited but banks probably survive.
For similar oval (plantation) see STN 056.

July 2017. 'Brecks from Above' and Breckland National Mapping Programme.
The post medieval plantation bank described above is visible as an earthwork on imagery from a lidar survey flown in 2015 (S3). It has not been mapped but the polygon defining the extent of the site has been amended to accord with its location on the lidar image.
S. Tremlett (Norfolk Historic Environment Service), 6th July 2017.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> (No record type): SAU, Pendleton C, October 1996.
  • <S2> (No record type): OS, 1st ed 1 inch map, 1824.
  • <S3> LIDAR Airborne Survey: LIDAR airborne survey. LIDAR Santon Forest Research 0.5m DTM 15-JUL-2015 (BNG Project, FC England, Fugro Geospatial).

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Mar 4 2019 1:17PM

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