Record Details

NHER Number:39352
Type of record:Monument
Name:Mautby Decoy


An 18th or 19th century duck decoy on the site of a possible medieval peat cutting.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 4824 1131
Map Sheet:TG41SE

Full description

18th/19th century duck decoy.
Possible peat cutting.
See (S1) and (S2).
D. Gurney (NLA), 27 May 2003.

(S3) has a beautiful depiction of this in detail showing it much larger than at present with many more pipes.
E. Rose (NLA), 12 January 2007.

Monument Types

  • PEAT CUTTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • DECOY POND (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status


Sources and further reading

---Article in Serial: Baker, R. E. 1985. Norfolk Duck Decoys. Transactions of the Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society. Vol XXVII Pt 1 pp 1-18.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Thorogood, P.. 2000. Duck Decoys of Norfolk (UEA BA Dissertation ref HISH 3P2Y).
<S2>Unpublished Document: Williamson, T.. 2002. Report for Broads Authority.
<S3>Map: 1840. Tithe Award Map.

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