Record Details

NHER Number:9407
Type of record:Monument
Name:Post medieval clay pit


This large disused quarry has now been partially deepened and converted into an area used for clay pigeon shooting. This may originally have been a clay pit.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 1807 0652
Map Sheet:TG10NE

Full description

Large disused quarry, right up to parish boundary, near Potter's Close kiln-site. East half deepened, spoil used to build embankment 6m (20 foot) high, around rectangular area about 36.5m by 12m (120 foot by 40 foot) used for clay pigeon shooting - cartridges and clays found, not very old. Originally a pottery clay pit?
A. K. Gregory (NAU), 1976.

Monument Types

  • CLAY PIT (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.

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