|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Brabons Dyke, Heacham|
This is the possible course of the medieval Brabons Dyke, shown on an early 17th century estate map running north to south of the main road. The dyke has been interpreted as following the course of a possible Roman road.
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|Grid Reference:||TF 683 370|
|Parish:||HEACHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
Brabon surname, Brabant.
(S2) appears to indicate Brabons Dyke running north to south of main road, south of River Heacham. Could this Dyke be a Roman road heading for old bridge or ford point? Road on (S3) running east from Heacham School called 'The Broadway'.
C.J.S. Green (NCM)
- ROAD (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
- ROAD (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- WATERCOURSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
Associated Finds - none
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|<S1>||Monograph: Lewton-Braine, C. H. 1967. The Archaeology of Heacham and the adjoining areas. |
|<S2>||Map: 1623. Map of Caly's Manor, Heacham. |
|<S3>||Map: 1939. Ordnance Survey 6 inch. |
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