Record Details

NHER Number:43974
Type of record:Monument
Name:Remains of two World War Two armoured vehicles, Titchwell Marsh

Summary

The remains of two World War Two tanks which date from the use of this area as a practice range for the Royal Tank Regiment.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 75478 44949
Map Sheet:TF74SE
Parish:TITCHWELL, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Remains of two World War Two tanks on Titchwell Marsh. These date from the use of this area as a practice range for the Royal Tank Regiment. According to (S1), the tanks were exposed for the first time in 1991.
A. Cattermole (NLA), 9 March 2006.

May-November 2004. Norfolk Rapid Coastal Survey.
Context 567:
Two steel chassis vehicles with tracks, possibly Second World War Bren Gun carriers, were recorded. They were located at TF 75478 44949 and were partly buried by beach sand.
See assessment report (S2) for further details.
The associated archive has been deposited with the Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 2017.421).
J. Allen (NLA), 9 March 2006. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 21 July 2019.

Monument Types

  • ARMOURED VEHICLE (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 2006. [Articles on two tanks revealed at Titchwell in 2006].
<S2>Unpublished Contractor Report: Robertson, D., Crawley, P., Barker, A., and Whitmore, S. 2005.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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26780Part of: Titchwell AFV Range (Monument)

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