Record Details

NHER Number:2050
Type of record:Monument
Name:Roman road along Boundary Mere Lane

Summary

This stretch of Roman road is shown on the 1st edition Ordnance Survey map produced in 1836 and is called Boundary Mere Lane.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 9090 3887
Map Sheet:TF93NW
Parish:WALSINGHAM, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK
WIGHTON, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Probable course of Roman road from TF 9250 3896 to TF 9375 3902 is shown on (S1) as Boundary Mere Lane.
See (S2).

See NAU report in file NHER 35996.
D. Gurney (NLA) 22 August 2002.

July-August 2008. Watching Brief.
Monitoring of groundworks associated with installation of Anglian Water pipeline.
At the point at which the pipe trench crossed the line of the Roman road a layer of flinty gravel metalling approximately 4m wide was visible at a depth of approximately 0.3m. No roadside ditches were visible.
See report (S3) and NHER 51651 for further details.
P. Watkins (HES), 19 August 2015.

Monument Types

  • ROAD (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1995. TF9039/C - E; TF9139/G.
---Unpublished Contractor Report: Penn, K. 2000. The Holkham Estate, Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk. Archaeological Survey (Final Report). Norfolk Archaeological Unit. 532.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Roman. Wighton.
<S1>Map: Ordnance Survey. 1824-1836. Ordnance Survey First Edition 1 inch..
<S2>Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S3>Unpublished Contractor Report: Stocks, H. 2008. An Archaeological Watching Brief at Wighton WTW Nitrate Compliance Scheme. NAU Archaeology. 1887.

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