Record Details

NHER Number:27140
Type of record:Monument
Name:Post medieval sea defence bank


The earthworks of an L-shaped post medieval sea defence bank is visible on aerial photographs, on the Stiffkey saltmarsh.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 96530 44369
Map Sheet:TF94SE

Full description

October 2002. Norfolk NMP.
The earthworks an L-shaped post medieval sea defence bank is visible on aerial photographs of the Stiffkey saltmarsh (S1). This feature is likely to be part of the post medieval embankment and improvement of the saltmarsh.
An L-shaped bank is visible as a slight earthwork on the saltmarsh, running from TF 9654 4440 to TF 9651 4434 for 66m, then to the east and continuing for another 22m to TF 9652 4433. The earthwork is approximately 2 to 3m wide.
S. Massey (NMP), 1 November 2002.

Monument Types

  • BANK (EARTHWORK) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SEA DEFENCES (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status


Sources and further reading

<S1>Aerial Photograph: Ordnance Survey. 1970. OS/70009 009-010 19-MAR-1970.

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