Record Details

NHER Number:36214
Type of record:Monument
Name:Probably post medieval ditch


A ditch of probable post medieval date and an undated pit were recorded in a watching brief.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 6738 1337
Map Sheet:TF61SE

Full description

July 2001. Watching Brief.
Maintained during excavation of new dyke on south side of River Nar. This dyke was a replacement for the Soke Dyke, which was moved as part of the Nar River Improvement works.
A small ditch, two or three fairly large silt-filled features and a few other small features, possibly of natural origin, were observed. No finds were recovered.
See report (S1) for further details. The results of this work are also summarised in (S2).
D. Gurney (NLA), 5 October 2001 and M. Dennis (NLA), 26 September 2007. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 6 May 2015.

Monument Types

  • PIT? (Unknown date)
  • DITCH (Post Medieval - 1540 AD? to 1900 AD?)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: NAU. [unknown].
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Slide: Various. Slide.
<S1>Unpublished Contractor Report: Bates, S. 2001. Report on an Archaeological Watching Brief on the River Nar Improvement Works: Soke Dyke. Norfolk Archaeological Unit. 620.
<S2>Article in Serial: Gurney, D. and Penn, K. (eds). 2002. Excavations and Surveys in Norfolk, 2001. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLIV Pt I pp 162-177. p 177.

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