Record Details

NHER Number:41555
Type of record:Monument
Name:Probable late 19th century sea wall and promenade


A plaque on the face of the modern seawall and promenade commemorates the construction of a sea wall in 1895. It is probable that elements of this late 19th century sea wall are incorporated into the modern one.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 15408 43537
Map Sheet:TG14SE

Full description

May to November 2004. Norfolk Rapid Coastal Survey. Context 372.
The modern concrete seawall and promenade were recorded. The modern concrete structure probably covered an earlier example; a plaque commemorating the construction of the sea wall in 1895 by H.M. Upcher suggested this.
See (S1).
J. Allen (NLA), 22 April 2005.

Monument Types

  • PROMENADE? (Post Medieval to Modern - 1895 AD to 2050 AD)
  • SEA DEFENCES? (Post Medieval to Modern - 1895 AD to 2050 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Unpublished Document: Robertson, D., Crawley, P., Barker, A., and Whitmore, S.. 2005. NAU Report No. 1045. Norfolk Rapid Coastal Zone Archaeological Survey. Assessment Report and Updated Project Design..

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