Record Details

NHER Number:13112
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of a 19th century iron bridge in Merton Park

Summary

The site of a 19th century iron bridge. The bridge crossed a stream and was located close to a pond within Merton Park (NHER 30516).

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 9130 9780
Map Sheet:TL99NW
Parish:MERTON, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Iron bridge over stream by lake (which was once much larger) was exhibited at the South Kensington Exhibition.
Information from (S1).
This bridge had vanished before the present owner took over the estate. It has been replaced by a wooden structure but there was no bridge here in 1950s.
E. Rose(NAU), 30 April 1982.

Monument Types

  • BRIDGE (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.
<S1>Archive: Bolingbroke Collection.

Related records

30516Part of: Merton Park (Monument)

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