Record Details

NHER Number:42393
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possibly medieval drainage ditches or channels

Summary

Earthworks of four sections of curvilinear drainage ditches or channels, of possible medieval date, are visible on aerial photographs. It is likely that they originated as natural channels and may have later been incorporated into the surrounding drainage pattern.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 45632 06397
Map Sheet:TG40NE
Parish:HALVERGATE, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

January 2006. Norfolk NMP.
Earthworks of four sections of curvilinear drainage ditches or channels, of possible medieval date, are visible on aerial photographs (S1). These earthworks are centred on TG 4563 0640 in an area of former marshland. The date of these features in uncertain, but it is possible that they are medieval. It is likely that they originated as natural channels and may have later been incorporated into the surrounding drainage pattern.
J. Albone (NMP), 16 January 2006

Monument Types

  • DITCH (Undated)
  • NATURAL FEATURE? (Undated)
  • DRAINAGE DITCH (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • SHINE
  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

<S1>Vertical Aerial Photograph: CUCAP. 1980. CUCAP RC8DJ114 23-JAN-1980 (CUCAP).

Related records - none

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