|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Post medieval decoy pond, Decoy Wood|
An early 18th century decoy pond shown on a map of 1730. The pond has recently been restored.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TF 8723 4469|
|Parish:||HOLKHAM, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
2000. NAU survey.
Decoy pond, built about 1730.
A map of about 1730 of Holkham Marshes, (S1), also shows the decoy, pencilled in as a 4 pipe rectangular decoy.
(S2) refers to work on the decoy in the 1740s.
The decoy is flooded for the reserve but is being restored (2001).
K. Penn (NAU), 2 March 2001.
See (S3) in file NHER 35996.
D. Gurney (NLA), 22 August 2002.
1974. Ordnance Survey air photography.
4 pipes, central mound with 3 sided structure.
Another pond to north and a third to the south.
See (S4) in file.
A. Miller (Suffolk CC NMP).
D. Gurney (NLA), 13 February 2002.
- POND (Unknown date)
- DECOY POND (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
Associated Finds - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Aerial Photograph: Aerial Archaeology Foundation. |
|---||Aerial Photograph: Ordnance Survey. 1974. OS 74-079-(81-2). |
|---||Publication: Faden, W. and Barringer, J. C. 1989. Faden's Map of Norfolk in 1797. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary file. |
|<S1>||Map: Holkham Archives. 1730. Map of Holkham Marshes. |
|<S2>||Publication: Holkham Archive. Account book. |
|<S3>||Unpublished document: NAU. 2000. NAU Report No. 532. Holkham Estate Survey.. |
|<S4>||Map: NMP Plot. |
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