|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Post medieval sea bank|
The post medieval sea bank running along the parish boundary between Holkham and Wells-next-the-Sea can be seen on NLA oblique aerial photographs from 1974. It is now a raised farm track.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TF 90250 44111|
|Parish:||HOLKHAM, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
|WELLS NEXT THE SEA, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
2000. Field Observation and Desk-based Assessment.
Site identified during archaeological assessment of Holkham Estate.
Former seabank on parish boundary, now a raised farm track.
See report (S1) for further details.
K. Penn (NAU), 2 March 2001. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 28 April 2015.
October 2002. Norfolk NMP.
The post medieval seabank, running along the parish boundary between Holkham and Wells-next-the-Sea, can be seen on NLA oblique aerial photographs from 1974 (S2-3). It runs from NGR TF9023 4382 to TF9026 4440. It is now a raised farm track. This was sketch plotted from the aerial photographs and the OS 1:10000 (revised 2000) base map (S4). As the bank is now used as a farm track which is included on the basemap there is no problem with accuracy.
H. Clare (NMP), 11 November 2002.
- SEA DEFENCES (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
Associated Finds - none
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
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|<S1>||Unpublished Contractor Report: Penn, K. 2000. The Holkham Estate, Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk. Archaeological Survey (Final Report). Norfolk Archaeological Unit. 532. |
|<S2>||Aerial Photograph: 1974. SMR TF 8944B (NLA fl.4/ABD9) 20-JUN-1974. |
|<S3>||Aerial Photograph: 1974. SMR TF 8944C (NLA fl.11/ACP12) 10-JUL-1974. |
|<S4>||Map: Ordnance Survey. 2000. Ordnance Survey 1:10000 (revised 2000). |
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