Sub-sub-fonds ACC 1999/27 - Plans relating to river and sea defences, bridges, drainage etc.

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ACC 1999/27


Plans relating to river and sea defences, bridges, drainage etc.


  • 20th century (Creation)

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8 boxes (including 7 map boxes)

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Established by the River Boards Act, 1948, river boards were authorities which controlled land drainage, fisheries and river pollution and had other functions relating to rivers, streams and inland waters in England and Wales between 1950 and 1965.

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Received by the Norfolk Record Office on 18 May 1999 (ACC 1999/27). Added on 24 July 2012 (AB).

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Box 1
Folders of numbered small drawings relating to drainage schemes, etc.,at least 1939-1974, numbered 1-8000 Mainly East Suffolk and Norfolk River Board.

Boxes 2-8
2,075 plans. These boxes are unsorted.

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These records are uncatalogued. They can be requested by their accession number (ACC 1999/27) and box number.

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