Record Details

NHER Number:41512
Type of record:Monument
Name:Undated wreck, Morston Creek

Summary

An undated wreck is located on the eastern side of Morston Creek. It may have been a ferry used to cross the channel or a boat used to move cargoes between other boats. It was recorded in 2004 during the Norfolk Rapid Coastal Survey.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 00492 44607
Map Sheet:TG04SW
Parish:MORSTON, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

May-November 2004. Norfolk Rapid Coastal Zone Archaeological Survey.
Inter-tidal survey (Environmental Zone 11), Context 928:
A wreck/hulk lay on the eastern side of Morston Creek. It was rectangular in shape and constructed of wooden planks with metal support struts. It may have been a ferry used to cross the channel or a boat used to move cargoes between boats.
See assessment report (S1) for further details.
The associated archive has been deposited with the Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 2017.421).
J. Allen (NLA), 20 April 2005. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 21 July 2019.

April 2006. Casual observation during boat trip.
The wreck/hulk is in the same position and in the same condition as recorded by the Norfolk Rapid Coastal Survey in 2004.
D. Robertson (NLA), 28 June 2006.

Monument Types

  • WRECK (Unknown date)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Unpublished Contractor Report: Robertson, D., Crawley, P., Barker, A., and Whitmore, S. 2005. Norfolk Rapid Coastal Zone Archaeological Survey. Assessment Report and Updated Project Design. Norfolk Archaeological Unit. 1045. p 82.

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