Record Details

NHER Number:14978
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of post medieval telegraph station


This is the site of a post medieval Admiralty semaphore telegraph station.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 0988 9358
Map Sheet:TM09SE

Full description

Telegraph Pit, southeast of Telegraph Farm
Site of Admiralty semaphore telegraph station on London to Yarmouth line.
See (S1).
E. Rose (NAU), 31 May 1979.

(S2) notes this was built of clay lump.
E. Rose (NLA), 8 August 2006.

Monument Types

  • TELEGRAPH STATION (19th Century - 1808 AD to 1814 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Article in Serial: James, H. V. 1978. The London-Yarmouth Telegraph Line 1806-1814. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XXXVII Pt I pp 126-129. p 129.
<S2>*Verbal Communication: Bouwenns, D. (NCC). 2006. [unknown]. July.

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