Record Details

NHER Number:44126
Type of record:Monument
Name:Snape's Water

Summary

A small broad (a flooded medieval peat cutting site) in a minor tributary of the river Bure.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 31213 17557
Map Sheet:TG31NW
Parish:HOVETON, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Small side valley broad in valley of minor tributary of Bure: flooded peat excavation of probably medieval date. The various parcels of land here were described as 'water and marsh' or 'water and turbury' in 16th century documents and as 'turbury' in the 13th century.
See (S1).
M. Dennis (NLA), 20 March 2006.

Monument Types

  • PEAT EXTRACTION SITE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

---Unpublished Document: Williamson, T.. 2002. Report for Broads Authority.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

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13517Parent of: Medieval and later peat cuttings along the River Bure (Monument)

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