Record Details

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

Summary

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

Location

Grid Reference:TG 15408 43537
Map Sheet:TG14SE
Parish:SHERINGHAM, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

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 assessment report (S1) for further details.
The associated archive has been deposited with the Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 2017.421).
J. Allen (NLA), 22 April 2005. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 21 July 2019.

Monument Types

  • PROMENADE? (19th Century to 21st Century - 1895 AD to 2100 AD)
  • SEA DEFENCES? (19th Century to 21st Century - 1895 AD to 2100 AD)

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Unpublished Contractor Report: Robertson, D., Crawley, P., Barker, A., and Whitmore, S. 2005.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.

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