Record Details

NHER Number:18662
Type of record:Maritime
Name:Site of the Hunter, a post medieval wreck

Summary

On 27 July 1807 a Revenue cutter called Hunter was wrecked. The bodies of its crew were washed up at Waxham. A sand bar developed around the wreck until it was blown up in 1903.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 3922 3052
Map Sheet:TG33SE
Parish:HAPPISBURGH, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

27 July 1807.
Wreck of the Revenue cutter Hunter. Bodies of crew washed up at Waxham.
Formed a sand bar until blown up in 1903. Still marked as beached wreck on 1957 Admiralty chart (S1).
E. Rose (NAU), 28 January 1983.

Monument Types

  • WRECK (19th Century to Early 20th Century - 1807 AD to 1903 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Map: 1957. Admiralty Map.

Related records - none

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