Record Details

NHER Number:42729
Type of record:Monument
Name:Probable post medieval/modern reclamation features


A group of parallel ditches and banks are located to the east of the East Bank. They are probably associated with the post medieval and/or modern reclamation and drainage of the marshes.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 06007 44273
Map Sheet:TG04SE

Full description

December 2004. Land based fieldwork phase of the Norfolk Rapid Coastal Survey. NHER 41014, context 6.
A group of parallel ditches and banks, aligned roughly east to west and north to south. Located between TG 05144 45160 and TG 05795 44954. Could be ridge and furrow features, although it is much more probable that they are drainage features associated with the reclamation/drainage of the marshes. Probably post medieval or modern in date.
See (S1) for further details.
D. Robertson (NLA), 2 March 2006.

Monument Types

  • BANK (EARTHWORK) (Post Medieval to Modern - 1540 AD to 2050 AD)
  • DITCH (Post Medieval to Modern - 1540 AD to 2050 AD)
  • LAND RECLAMATION (Post Medieval to Modern - 1540 AD to 2050 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status


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Unpublished Document: Robertson, D., Crawley, P., Barker, A., and Whitmore, S.. 2005.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.. p 123 & fig 51.

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