Record Details

NHER Number:44112
Type of record:Monument
Name:Excavation and test pitting at The Walks

Summary

This site was the subject of an archaeological evaluation carried out by Oxford Archaeology in 2006.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 62444 19766
Map Sheet:TF61NW
Parish:KING’S LYNN, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

April 2006. Excavation and Test Pitting.
From Context 1.
These archaeological works took place in advance of proposed restoration of the park. These works impacted on three Scheduled Monuments, the Red Mount Chapel (NHER 5478), the Guannock Gate, part of the Town Defences (NHER 5486) and The Walks Park (NHER 33479). For details of remains encountered, see NHER records listed above.
See published article (S1) for further details. See also assessment reports (S2) and (S3) and publication draft (S4). The results of this work are also summarised in (S5).
A. Cattermole (NLA), 1 October 2007.

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Article in Serial: Hardy, A., Santana, J. N. and Wilkinson, D. R. P. 2010. Archaeological Investigations of the Red Mount Chapel and The Walks, King's Lynn, 2006-7. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLVI pp 29-47.
<S2>Unpublished Contractor Report: Santana, J. N. 2006. The Walks, King's Lynn, Norfolk. Post-Excavation Assessment and Research Design. Oxford Archaeology.
<S3>Unpublished Contractor Report: Hardy, A. 2009. The Walks, King's Lynn, Norfolk. Post-Excavation Assessment and Research Design. Oxford Archaeology.
<S4>Unpublished Report: Santana, J.N.. Archaeological Investigations of the Red Mount Chapel and the Walks, King's Lynn, 2006-7. Publication draft.
<S5>Article in Serial: Gurney, D. (ed.). 2007. Excavations and Surveys in Norfolk in 2006. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLV Pt II pp 261-273. p 265.

Related records

5486Part of: King's Lynn Town Defences (Monument)
5478Part of: Red Mount Chapel, The Walks (Building)
33479Part of: The Walks (Monument)

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