|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Post medieval sea wall|
An early 18th century sea wall, part of a wider system of drainage and embankment carried out in the 18th century to reclaim the coastal marshes.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TF 893 447|
|Parish:||HOLKHAM, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
Area north of Old Sea Wall reclaimed 1722.
E. Rose (NAU).
Bank stands to about 2 to 3m above surrounding land, with a berm on each side, flanked by ditches. Under grass.
Site form in file.
H. Paterson (A&E), March 1991.
(S1) shows the area north of the bank unclaimed, contrary to the first entry above.
A. Miller (Suffolk CC NMP).
D. Gurney (NLA), 13 February 2002.
See (S2) in file NHER 35996.
D. Gurney (NLA), 22 August 2002.
- SEA DEFENCES (Unknown date)
- SEA DEFENCES (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
Associated Finds - none
Sources and further reading
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|<S1>||Publication: Faden, W. and Barringer, J. C. 1989. Faden's Map of Norfolk in 1797. |
|<S2>||Unpublished Document: NAU. 2000. NAU Report No. 532. Holkham Estate Survey.. |
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