Record Details

NHER Number:14978
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of post medieval telegraph station

Summary

This is the site of a post medieval Admiralty semaphore telegraph station.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 0988 9358
Map Sheet:TM09SE
Parish:CARLETON RODE, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Telegraph Pit, southeast of Telegraph Farm
Site of Admiralty semaphore telegraph station on London to Yarmouth line.
See (S1).
E. Rose (NAU), 31 May 1979.

(S2) notes this was built of clay lump.
E. Rose (NLA), 8 August 2006.

Monument Types

  • TELEGRAPH STATION (Post Medieval - 1808 AD to 1814 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Article in serial: James, H. V. 1978. The London-Yarmouth Telegraph Line 1806-1814. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XXXVII Pt I pp 126-129. p 129.
<S2>Verbal communication: Bouwenns, D. (NCC). 2006. July.

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