Monument record STN 051 - Post medieval rectilinear enclosure

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Summary

A post medieval rectilinear enclosure is depicted on historical Ordnance Survey maps and is visible as an earthwork on imagery from a lidar survey flown in 2015. It may have enclosed a plantation, although no trees are depicted within it on the consulted maps.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 801 871 (153m by 141m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TL88NW
Civil Parish SANTON DOWNHAM, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

Map

Type and Period (3)

Full Description

Rectilinear block (defining plantation? - no trees shown though) of earthwork banks (?) marked on OS maps of 1880s and later (earlier maps not checked). Probably relate to further banks STN 050 & 052.

July 2017. 'Brecks from Above' and Breckland National Mapping Programme.
The post medieval rectilinear enclosure described above is visible as an earthwork on imagery from a lidar survey flown in 2015 (S2). 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), 7th July 2017.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> (No record type): SAU, Pendleton C, July 1996.
  • <S2> LIDAR Airborne Survey: LIDAR airborne survey. LIDAR Santon Forest Research 0.5m DTM 15-JUL-2015 (BNG Project, FC England, Fugro Geospatial).

Finds (0)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Mar 4 2019 1:13PM

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