Record Details

NHER Number:44119
Type of record:Monument
Name:Burntfen Broad

Summary

A flooded medieval peat extraction area, forming a side valley broad to a tributary of the River Bure.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 33886 18594
Map Sheet:TG31NW
Parish:HOVETON, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK
NEATISHEAD, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Small side-valley broad in valley of minor tributary of Bure: flooded peat extraction of probable medieval date. (S1) refers to 'one great water or ffishing knowne by the name of Brunn Fenn alias Burnt Fenn', that is Burnt Fen Broad.
See (S2).
M. Dennis (NLA), 20 March 2006.

Monument Types

  • PEAT EXTRACTION SITE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Unpublished document: 1662. Survey of 1662 of manor of Horning.
<S2>Unpublished document: Williamson, T.. 2002. Report for Broads Authority.

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13517Parent of: Medieval and later peat cuttings along the River Bure (Monument)

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