Record Details

NHER Number:19179
Type of record:Monument
Name:Cropmarks of possible medieval peat cuttings

Summary

The cropmarks of possible medieval peat cuttings and field boundaries of unknown date are visible on aerial photographs.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 549 973
Map Sheet:TL59NW
Parish:NORDELPH, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Positive cropmarks on (S1).
S. Norton (NAU) 11 May 1983.

A. Gregory (NAU) suggests medieval peat workings.
Marks consist of parallel light blocks. 1 passing under Old Hundred Bank. Other marks on aerial photographs are field boundaries removed etc.
E. Rose (NAU) 16 May 1983.

Monument Types

  • FIELD BOUNDARY (Unknown date)
  • SITE (Unknown date)
  • PEAT CUTTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • QUARRY (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.
<S1>Aerial Photograph: CUC RQ10.

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