Record Details

NHER Number:41281
Type of record:Monument
Name:Post medieval pit at The Manor House


An archaeological watching brief recorded a post medieval pit. This was possibly used as a cess pit. No other archaeological features or finds were found.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 72586 10713
Map Sheet:TF71SW

Full description

March 2005. Watching Brief.
Monitoring of groundworks on single housing development plot. Contexts 1-8 used.
One possible post-medieval pit revealed.
No further archaeological remains.
See report (S1) for further details. The results of this work are also summarised in (S2).
J. Allen (NLA), 30 March 2005.

Monument Types

  • CESS PIT? (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • PIT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

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

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Unpublished Contractor Report: Birks, C. 2005. Report on an Archaeological Watching Brief at The Manor House, Marham, Norfolk. Chris Birks Archaeological Services. CB010R.
<S2>Article in Serial: Gurney, D. and Penn, K. 2006. Excavations and Surveys in Norfolk in 2005. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLV Pt I pp 124-136. p 129.

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