Record Details

NHER Number:41419
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two beach defences

Summary

Two metal cylinders filled with concrete, probably part of World War Two beach defences.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 66045 36841
Map Sheet:TF63NE
Parish:HEACHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

May-November 2004. Norfolk Rapid Coastal Zone Archaeological Survey.
Inter-tidal survey (Environmental Zone 4), Context 224:
Embedded in beach sand, appeared to be in-situ.
Southernmost of two metal cylinders filled with concrete (see NHER 41420 for other).
Could have been part of Second World War beach defences.
See assessment report (S1) for further details.
The associated archive has been deposited with the Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 2017.421).
J. Allen (NLA), 13 April 2005. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 21 July 2019.

Monument Types

  • BEACH DEFENCE (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Unpublished Contractor Report: Robertson, D., Crawley, P., Barker, A., and Whitmore, S. 2005. Norfolk Rapid Coastal Zone Archaeological Survey. Assessment Report and Updated Project Design. Norfolk Archaeological Unit. 1045.

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