Record Details

NHER Number:42728
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two spigot mortar pedestal

Summary

A World War Two spigot mortar pedestal is built into a sea defence bank (NHER 27083). In 2004, during the Norfolk Coastal Survey, only the metal pin was visible.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 04597 44131
Map Sheet:TG04SW
Parish:CLEY NEXT THE SEA, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

December 2004. Norfolk Rapid Coastal Zone Archaeological Survey.
Land-based survey; Cley, Salthouse and Kelling fresh-marshes, Context 3:
A World War Two spigot mortar emplacement pedestal was recorded built into the sea defence bank (NHER 27083) at TG 04598 44132. Only the metal pin was visible.
See assessment report (S1) for further details.
The associated archive has been deposited with the Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 2017.421).
D. Robertson (NLA), 2 March 2006. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 21 July 2019.

Monument Types

  • PEDESTAL (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)
  • SPIGOT MORTAR EMPLACEMENT (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)

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Unpublished Contractor Report: Robertson, D., Crawley, P., Barker, A., and Whitmore, S. 2005.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. p 122; Fig 51.

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