Record Details

NHER Number:41607
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two spigot mortar emplacement

Summary

A World War Two spigot mortar emplacement was recorded here by the Norfolk Rapid Coastal Survey.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 51045 16577
Map Sheet:TG51NW
Parish:HEMSBY, GREAT YARMOUTH, NORFOLK

Full description

May-November 2004. Norfolk Rapid Coastal Zone Archaeological Survey.
Inter-tidal survey (Environmental Zone 22), Context 260:
A World War Two spigot mortar base was found. It was embedded in beach sand, close to the dune edge .
See assessment report (S1) for further details.
The associated archive has been deposited with the Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 2017.421).
J. Allen (NLA), 26 April 2005. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 21 July 2019.

Monument Types

  • SPIGOT MORTAR EMPLACEMENT (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Unpublished Contractor Report: Robertson, D., Crawley, P., Barker, A., and Whitmore, S. 2005. Norfolk Rapid Coastal Zone Archaeological Survey. Assessment Report and Updated Project Design. Norfolk Archaeological Unit. 1045.

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