Record Details

NHER Number:35166
Type of record:Monument
Name:Medieval hollow way

Summary

A hollow way or sunken road can be clearly seen on OS aerial photographs from 1969 and BKS aerial photographs from 1988. It still appears to remain as a track on the current OS map.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 1499 4049
Map Sheet:TG14SW
Parish:EAST BECKHAM, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

February 2000. Hollow way. Approximately four metres from bank to bank. East bank up to approximately 1.75 metres high, west bank up to 1.0 metres high. Becomes unmetalled road to south.
Site discovered by [1]. Plan in file.
J. Allen (NLA), 21 March 2000.

May 2003. Norfolk NMP.
A hollow way can be clearly seen on OS aerial photographs from 1969 (S1) and BKS aerial photographs from 1988 (S2). It still appears to remain as a track on the current OS 1:10000 map.
H. Clare (NMP), 27 May 2003.

Monument Types

  • HOLLOW WAY (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Vertical Aerial Photograph: Ordnance Survey. 1969. OS/69037 071-2 03-APR-1969 (SMR).
<S2>Vertical Aerial Photograph: BKS. 1988. BKS 1039-40 27-MAY-1988 (NCC 8490-1).

Related records - none

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