A road has been closed near Taverham due to the discovery of a sinkhole. 

Drivers noticed that Ringland Road had been shut on Sunday following the discovery of what has been described as a "huge" sinkhole.

Norfolk County Council implemented an emergency road closure at the bridge just outside Ringland and put diversions in place.

A spokesman for the council said: “A hole opened up in the carriageway just before the Ringland Bridge over the weekend.

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"The Norfolk County Council Out of Hours Team were called to the scene and installed a temporary emergency road closure for use until Monday.

"It has been identified as a possible collapsed culvert underneath the carriageway.

"We will be carrying further assessments in the coming days, in the meantime the temporary road closure will remain in place.”

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It comes amid other diversions in place in the area including the closure of West End.

There are also upcoming overnight closures on Fakenham Road through to Lenwade and the A47 at Honningham.