Record Details

NHER Number:27819
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possible post medieval drove road

Summary

The remains of what appears to be a drove road leading onto the saltmarsh can be seen on RAF 1946 and 1952 aerial photographs, and BKS aerial photographs from 1988. The date of this feature is unknown, but there is a possibility that it might be of post medieval origin.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 00731 44359
Map Sheet:TG04SW
Parish:MORSTON, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

March 2003. Norfolk NMP.
The remains of what appears to be a drove road leading onto the saltmarsh from Morston can be seen on RAF 1946 (S1) and 1952 (S2) aerial photographs, and BKS aerial photographs from 1988 (S3). The date of this feature is unknown, but there is a possibility that it might be of post-medieval origin. This site consists of parallel side ditches with an embanked path in the middle and runs from NGR TG0070 4428 to TG0075 4441.
H. Clare (NMP), 24 March 2003.

Monument Types

  • BANK (EARTHWORK) (Unknown date)
  • DITCH (Unknown date)
  • DROVE ROAD (Unknown date)
  • BANK (EARTHWORK) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • DITCH (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • DROVE ROAD (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Vertical Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1946. RAF 106G/UK/1701 3091-2 27-AUG-1946 (NMR).
<S2>Vertical Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1952. RAF 58/844 (F14) 5154 21-MAR-1952 (NMR).
<S3>Vertical Aerial Photograph: BKS. 1988. BKS 0739 27-MAY-1988 (NCC 8244 ).

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