|Type of record:||Monument|
According to documentary sources, peat cutting was conducted here during the medieval period. There are also reports that a wrecked wherry of unknown date is in the Broad.
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|Grid Reference:||TG 316 076|
|Parish:||SURLINGHAM, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
Medieval peat working.
But not marked on Faden's map 1797, where the area is shown as 'fen'.
See also (S2) in file.
Member of the public  reports there is a sunken wherry in the Broad.
M. Dennis (NLA) 23 March 2007.
- WRECK (Unknown date)
- PEAT CUTTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- PEAT CUTTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
Associated Finds - none
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|---||Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 2005. Ghostly relics of a vibrant Broads era. 18 May. |
|<S1>||Monograph: Lambert, J.M. & Jennings, J.N.. 1960. The Making of the Broads: A Reconsideration of their Origin in the Light of New Evidence.. |
|<S2>||Unpublished Document: Williamson, T.. 2002. Report for Broads Authority. |
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