Record Details

NHER Number:10704
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possible Bronze Age causeway


In October 1958 a group of wooden piles were found when foundations for an electricity pylon were being dug. The piles were probably part of a brushwood causeway crossing marshland. They may have been Bronze Age in date.

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Grid Reference:TM 4343 9914
Map Sheet:TM49NW

Full description

October 1958.
In digging foundations for tower 42 for electric power line, pointed stakes were found, probably remains of brushwood causeway across marsh. Peat occurred at from 2.4-3m (8-10ft) below surface. Possibly Bronze Age.
See (S1).
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

Monument Types

  • CAUSEWAY (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • PILE (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Associated Finds

  • WORKED OBJECT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Article in Serial: 1958. Selected Archaeological Finds from Norfolk 1958. Norfolk Research Committee Bulletin. Series 1 No 11 (for 1958) pp 2-3. p 3.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Miscellaneous. Thorpe next Haddiscoe.
<S1>Article in Serial: Green, C. 1961. Broadland Fords and Causeways. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XXXII pp 316-331. p 330.

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