Record Details

NHER Number:5435
Type of record:Monument
Name:East Harling Drove

Summary

Part of a possible prehistoric trackway running from east to west, sections of which were in use up to the post medieval period. The remains of the trackway are fragmentary, and the subject of continuing discussion. Some of the route is under modern metalled roads.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 812 882
Map Sheet:TL88NW
Parish:CROXTON, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK
HOCKWOLD CUM WILTON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK
ROUDHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK
WEETING WITH BROOMHILL, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK
WRETHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Prehistoric trackway from former coastal channel to unknown inland terminus.
Used until post medieval period and parts still in use today.
See file for details.
Copy of (S1) in file.
E. Rose (NAU), 17 May 1990.

November 2010. Norfolk NMP.
It was not possible to identify the route of the possible trackway (S3-S4) on the available aerial photographs covering the quarter sheets TL 88NE and TL98NW.
E. Bales (NMP), 22 Nov 2010.

Monument Types

  • ROAD (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • TRACKWAY (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TL 9088A-C.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Article in Serial: Clarke, W. G. and Hewitt, H. D. 1914. An Early Norfolk Trackway: the 'drove' road. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society of East Anglia. Vol I Pt IV (for 1913-14) pp 427-434.
<S2>Monograph: Gurney, D.. 1987. East Anglian Archaeology. East Anglian Archaeology. Vol 31, 2.
<S3>Unpublished Document: Cushion, B.. 1999. Earthwork Rapid Identification Survey. Destump areas, Roudham. February.
<S4>Unpublished Document: Brooker, P.. 1999. Forest-walk 32. Forestry Compartment Roudham 2045. 16 February.

Related records - none

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