Record Details

NHER Number:36027
Type of record:Monument
Name:Spigot mortar base


A concrete and steel base for a spigot mortar, a World War Two anti tank weapon. Dating to about 1940, it was part of the anti invasion installations constructed at the time.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 8625 4417
Map Sheet:TF84SE

Full description

2000. Field Observation and Desk-based Assessment.
Site identified during archaeological assessment of Holkham Estate.
The lower part of a ?mortar spigot, about 1.8m high, with spigot surviving.
See report (S1) for further details.
K. Penn (NAU), 2 March 2001. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 28 April 2015.

Monument Types

  • SPIGOT MORTAR EMPLACEMENT (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Unpublished Contractor Report: Penn, K. 2000. The Holkham Estate, Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk. Archaeological Survey (Final Report). Norfolk Archaeological Unit. 532.

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