Record Details

NHER Number:5010
Type of record:Monument
Name:Railway workers' village, Kilverstone Heath

Summary

In the 1840s a large village of temporary wooden huts was erected on Kilverstone Heath for workers on the railway.

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Location

Parish:KILVERSTONE, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Exact site uncertain.
On the heath stood in the 1840s a large temporary village erected for railway navvies, consisting of long wooden huts.
See (S1).
E. Rose (NAU)

Monument Types

  • WORKERS VILLAGE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

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Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Publication: 1845. Guide to the Norfolk Railway. p.41.

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