Record Details

NHER Number:40143
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of Keeper's Cottage in 'The Thicket'


A scatter of 19th and 20th century brick and tile has been identified as the site of Keeper's Cottage. The building is marked on old Ordnance Survey maps.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 21032 16130
Map Sheet:TG21NW

Full description

Late 2003. Earthwork Survey.
Walkover survey of land to north of Horsford Castle.
Site 4:
Brick and tile scatter.
Former Keeper's Cottage. 19th or 20th century.
See report (S1) for further details. The results of this survey are also noted in (S2).
D. Gurney (NLA), 6 February 2004. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 10 June 2015.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BRICK (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TILE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Unpublished Contractor Report: Cushion, B. 2003. Horsford. Archaeological Earthwork Investigation North of Castle. Brian Cushion Archaeological & Cartographical Surveyor.
<S2>Article in Serial: Gurney, D. and Penn, K. 2004. Excavations and Surveys in Norfolk 2003. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLIV Pt III pp 573-588. p 578.

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