Record Details

NHER Number:41484
Type of record:Monument
Name:Post medieval breakwater or harbour wall

Summary

A brick harbour wall was observed in the eastern section of Wells harbour in 2004.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 92128 43791
Map Sheet:TF94SW
Parish:WELLS NEXT THE SEA, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

May to November 2004. Norfolk Rapid Coastal Survey. Context 782.
A brick harbour wall was observed in the eastern section of Wells harbour. It was composed of mainly red bricks with the occasional yellow examples; they may have been 19th century in date. In places it was held together with iron ties.
See (S1).
J. Allen (NLA), 18 April 2005.

Monument Types

  • BREAKWATER (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BRICK (Post Medieval - 1800 AD? to 1899 AD?)

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Unpublished Document: Robertson, D., Crawley, P., Barker, A., and Whitmore, S.. 2005.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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