Record Details

NHER Number:32741
Type of record:Monument
Name:19th century duck decoy pond

Summary

A mid 19th century duck decoy pond, consisting of a central pool with four radiating arms. Now slightly overgrown.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 7843 9715
Map Sheet:TL79NE
Parish:DIDLINGTON, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

March 1997. Visited.
A typical decoy, having a central pond, and four pipes, one at each corner.
The pond is waterfilled. The pipes retain some water, but are partially blocked with undergrowth and dead wood. No hoops or netting remain. Thought to have been constructed in about 1850.
H.Paterson (A&E) 24 March 1997.

See also (S1).

Monument Types

  • DECOY POND (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

<S1>Unpublished document: Thorogood, P.. 2000. Duck Decoys of Norfolk (UEA BA Dissertation ref HISH 3P2Y).

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