Record Details

NHER Number:42733
Type of record:Monument
Name:Undated ditches


Undated ditches, probably associated with the drainage and reclamation of Salthouse marshes, but perhaps the remains of ridge and furrow.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 07683 43974
Map Sheet:TG04SE

Full description

December 2004. Norfolk Rapid Coastal Zone Archaeological Survey.
Land-based survey; Cley, Salthouse and Kelling fresh-marshes, Context 21:
Located between TG 07650 43983 and TG 07717 43968 were at least two east-to-west orientated ditches. They may have been associated with ridge and furrow, land reclamation and/or drainage.
See assessment report (S1) for further details.
The associated archive has been deposited with the Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 2017.421).
D. Robertson (NLA), 23 May 2007. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 21 July 2019.

Monument Types

  • DITCH (Unknown date)
  • DRAINAGE DITCH? (Unknown date)
  • LAND RECLAMATION? (Unknown date)
  • RIDGE AND FURROW? (Unknown date)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status


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Unpublished Contractor Report: Robertson, D., Crawley, P., Barker, A., and Whitmore, S. 2005.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