Record Details

NHER Number:36192
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possible post medieval lighthouse

Summary

'Lights' are marked here on Bryant's map of 1826. It is possible this is the site of a post medieval lighthouse used to warn sailors on the Wash.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 685 316
Map Sheet:TF63SE
Parish:DERSINGHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK
INGOLDISTHORPE, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

(S1) marks 'lights' here. The site is a 15m contour hillock and lights here would be seen from the Wash across the marshes.
E. Rose (NLA), 1 May 2001.

Monument Types

  • LIGHTHOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Map: Bryant, A.. 1826. Bryant's Map of Norfolk.

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