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-November 2004. Norfolk Rapid Coastal Zone Archaeological Survey.
Inter-tidal survey (Environmental Zone 10), 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 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

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

Associated Finds

  • BRICK (18th Century to 19th Century - 1800 AD? to 1899 AD?)

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Unpublished Contractor Report: Robertson, D., Crawley, P., Barker, A., and Whitmore, S. 2005.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