|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Post medieval saw pit and blacksmith's workshop at 49 Main Road|
A post medieval saw pit is preserved beneath a modern house. It is large example, is over 1.8m deep and is brick-lined. A 19th century shed and a blacksmith's worksop also used to stand on the site.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TF 7072 4312|
|Parish:||HOLME NEXT THE SEA, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
Large example. Long and over 1.8m (six feet) deep. Brick with wooden curbs. Recess in one side said by an old carpenter to be for standing a pint of beer for the man below.
In one corner of 19th century flint, chalk and brick shed, now derelict. A smithy used to stand in the same curtilage.
E. Rose (NAU), 22 August 1983.
Saw pit now preserved under new house.
Photographs (S1) in file.
E. Rose (NLA), 17 April 2000.
- BLACKSMITHS WORKSHOP (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
- SAW PIT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
Associated Finds - none
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|---||Correspondence: 2000. Correspondence regarding saw pit NHER 19448. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary File. |
|<S1>||Photograph: 2000. Saw pit before infilling. |
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