|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Hoveton Great Broad|
A bypassed broad (a flooded medieval peat cutting site), set within a large meander of the river Bure. Considerably larger in the 19th century, it now consists of a roughly C shaped area of water.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TG 31794 16379|
|Parish:||HOVETON, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
A typical bypassed broad lying within a substantial meander of the River Bure. It consists of a roughly C-shaped area of water. The broad was considerably larger in 1840 than it is today. It was originally between 3 and 4m deep.
M. Dennis (NLA), 20 March 2006.
- PEAT EXTRACTION SITE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
Associated Finds - none
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Secondary File: Secondary File. |
|<S1>||Unpublished Document: Williamson, T.. 2002. Report for Broads Authority. |
|13517||Parent of: Medieval and later peat cuttings along the River Bure (Monument)|
|44125||Part of: Hudson's Bay (Monument)|
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