Record Details

NHER Number:17247
Type of record:Monument
Name:Post medieval hydraulic ram

Summary

A hydraulic ram was built here in about 1890 by a local man, whose name was engraved on the remains of the now destroyed dam at the nearby spring. The ram remains are kept in two sheds.

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Location

Grid Reference:TG 2693 1485
Map Sheet:TG21SE
Parish:RACKHEATH, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Hydraulic ram.
Built in about 1890 by father of an old man still living in the area in 1981.
His name is engraved on the remains of the now destroyed dam at the nearby spring.
Ram remains in two sheds.
E. Rose (NAU) 14 May 1981.

Monument Types

  • HYDRAULIC RAM (19th Century to 21st Century - 1890 AD to 2100 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.

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