Record Details

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

Summary

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

Location

Grid Reference:TG 06007 44273
Map Sheet:TG04SE
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 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 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

  • BANK (EARTHWORK) (Post Medieval to 21st Century - 1540 AD to 2100 AD)
  • DITCH (Post Medieval to 21st Century - 1540 AD to 2100 AD)
  • LAND RECLAMATION (Post Medieval to 21st Century - 1540 AD to 2100 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • SHINE

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Unpublished Contractor Report: Robertson, D., Crawley, P., Barker, A., and Whitmore, S. 2005.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 123; Fig 51.

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