Record Details

NHER Number:10064
Type of record:Monument
Name:Medieval causeway

Summary

In 1952 a causeway was noted across the common. It was flanked by ditches and probably aligned on the medieval predecessor of Wacton Hall, and thus of contemporary date. It was still extant when it was visited in 1979.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 1872 9027
Map Sheet:TM19SE
Parish:WACTON, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

26 June 1952.
Causeway noted across common flanked by ditches, probably aligned on medieval predecessor of Wacton Hall, and of that date.
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

2 October 1979. Visited by E. Rose (NAU).
Still intact; west end has been concreted for a few yards but most of length is still grass lined by sparse hedges.
E. Rose (NAU).

Monument Types

  • CAUSEWAY (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

---(No record type): Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Wacton.

Related records

10063Related to: Wacton Hall and possible site of Little Wacton deserted medieval village (Building)

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