|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Popham's Eau and Old Popham's Eau|
Popham's Eau is a drain cut by Sir John Popham in the early 17th century in an attempt to try and connect the River Nene to the Well Creek to improve drainage in the area.
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|Grid Reference:||TF 5239 0062|
|Parish:||NORDELPH, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
|UPWELL, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
Only partly in Norfolk.
Drain cut by Sir John Popham 1605 to 1609 to connect the Nene to the Well Creek in a vain attempt to drain the area.
- DRAINAGE DITCH (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
- WATERCOURSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
Associated Finds - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|---||Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Post-Medieval. Upwell. |
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