Record Details

NHER Number:41479
Type of record:Monument
Name:Undated post alignment

Summary

An alignment of timber posts noted in the harbour channel at low tide may have been a revetment or part of a former slipway.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 91995 43800
Map Sheet:TF94SW
Parish:WELLS NEXT THE SEA, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

May-November 2004. Norfolk Rapid Coastal Zone Archaeological Survey.
Inter-tidal survey (Environmental Zone 10), Context 767:
An alignment of eleven upright wooden posts and two horizontal timbers was found in situ on the low tide line in Wells harbour channel. It was located 15m north of the sea wall and could have been a revetment or part of a former slipway.
See assessment report (S1) for further details.
The associated archive has been deposited with the Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 2017.421).
J. Allen (NLA), 18 April 2005. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 21 July 2019.

Monument Types

  • POST ALIGNMENT (Unknown date)
  • REVETMENT (Unknown date)
  • SLIPWAY (Unknown date)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Unpublished Contractor Report: Robertson, D., Crawley, P., Barker, A., and Whitmore, S. 2005. Norfolk Rapid Coastal Zone Archaeological Survey. Assessment Report and Updated Project Design. Norfolk Archaeological Unit. 1045.

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