Monument record STN 113 - Boundary bank, probably post medieval

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Summary

A boundary bank, probably of post medieval date, was identified as an earthwork during a Rapid Archaeological Investigation Survey. It is also visible on imagery from lidar survey flown in 2015. It forms part of an extensive area of multi-phase boundaries and trackways recorded within Downham High Warren (SHER STN 185).

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 8169 8330 (6m by 104m)
Map sheet TL88SW
Civil Parish SANTON DOWNHAM, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (4)

Full Description

2016: Perpendicular bank crosses ride. C.4m wide and 0.5m high. Probably a post-medieval boundary marker, possibly related to warren activity (S1).

February 2018. 'Brecks from Above' and Breckland National Mapping Programme.
The boundary bank described above, which as suggested is probably of post medieval date, is visible as an earthwork on imagery from a recent lidar survey (S2). It forms part of an extensive area of multi-phase boundaries and trackways recorded within Downham High Warren (SHER STN 185), and has been recorded as part of that larger site.
S. Tremlett (Norfolk Historic Environment Service), 22nd February 2018.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Sommers, M.. 2016. Rapid Archaeological Investigation Survey: Downham High Warren, High Lodge, Santon Downham, Suffolk.
  • <S2> LIDAR Airborne Survey: LIDAR airborne survey. LIDAR Thetford Forest Research 0.5m DTM 17-JUL-2015 (BNG Project, FC England, Fugro Geospatial).

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Oct 11 2019 10:38AM

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