Record Details

NHER Number:27147
Type of record:Monument
Name:Post medieval earthwork sea banks

Summary

A pair of post medieval earthwork sea banks is visible on aerial photographs of the saltmarsh.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 98515 44260
Map Sheet:TF94SE
Parish:STIFFKEY, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

October 2002. Norfolk NMP.
A pair of post medieval earthwork sea banks is visible on aerial photographs of the saltmarsh at Stiffkey (S1). These are likely to post medieval in date and part of the embankment and improvement of the saltmarsh. The two earthwork banks are centred on TF 9849 4430 and are perpendicular to one another; both are 100m long and between 4m and 5m wide. The western one runs from TF 9837 4428 to TF 9847 4431 and the eastern one is from TF 9849 4430 to TF 9852 4420.
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

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

<S1>Vertical Aerial Photograph: BKS. 1988. BKS 8257-8 27-MAY-1988 (NCC 0742-3).

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