Record Details

NHER Number:41483
Type of record:Monument
Name:Post medieval breakwater or harbour wall

Summary

A harbour wall or breakwater built of 17th or 18th century brick was noted in 2004.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 91972 43778
Map Sheet:TF94SW
Parish:WELLS NEXT THE SEA, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

May to November 2004. Norfolk Rapid Coastal Survey. Context 781.
A brick harbour wall was recorded in the eastern part of Wells harbour. It was constructed from hand made bricks, possibly of 17th or 18th century date.
See (S1).
J. Allen (NLA), 18 April 2005.

Monument Types

  • BREAKWATER (Post Medieval - 1600 AD? to 1799 AD?)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Unpublished Document: Robertson, D., Crawley, P., Barker, A., and Whitmore, S.. 2005. NAU Report No. 1045. Norfolk Rapid Coastal Zone Archaeological Survey. Assessment Report and Updated Project Design..

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