Record Details

NHER Number:41498
Type of record:Monument
Name:Undated quay or landing stage

Summary

At least ten circular wooden posts were found embedded in the bank of a saltmarsh channel. Around the posts, blocks of chalk were laid on branches to form a rudimentary surface. The structure would have served as a small quay or landing stage.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 91928 43979
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 903:
At least ten circular wooden posts were found embedded in the bank of a saltmarsh channel. Around the posts, blocks of chalk were laid on branches to form a rudimentary surface. The structure would have served as a small quay or landing stage.
See assessment report (S1) for further details.
The associated archive has been deposited with the Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 2017.421).
J. Allen (NLA), 19 April 2005. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 21 July 2019.

Monument Types

  • LANDING STAGE (Unknown date)
  • QUAY (Unknown date)
  • STRUCTURE (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Unpublished Contractor Report: Robertson, D., Crawley, P., Barker, A., and Whitmore, S. 2005.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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