Record Details

NHER Number:39200
Type of record:Monument
Name:Post medieval breakwater

Summary

Posts from a 19th century breakwater on Happisburgh Beach are visible on 1940s aerial photographs.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 38284 31210
Map Sheet:TG33SE
Parish:HAPPISBURGH, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

January 2005. Norfolk NMP.
Posts relating to a 19th century breakwater on Happisburgh Beach are visible on aerial photographs ((S1) to (S2)). This structure is located at approximately TG 3828 3120. Eleven posts are visible on the beach in a V-shaped arrangement. A Y-shaped breakwater is shown at this location on the 2nd edition 25 inch Ordnance Survey map (S3).
J. Albone (NMP), 7 January 2005.

Monument Types

  • BREAKWATER (Post Medieval to 21st Century - 1540 AD to 2100 AD)
  • STRUCTURE (Post Medieval to 21st Century - 1540 AD to 2100 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Oblique Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1941. NMR TG 3831/3 (MSO 31255 S378/H50 51) 07-AUG-1941.
<S2>Oblique Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1940. NMR TG 3831/1 (MSO 31015 2A/BR14/5 3631) 16-AUG-1940.
<S3>Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. Ordnance Survey 25" 2nd edition (1902-1907) Sheet XXX.6. 25".

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