Record Details

NHER Number:10388
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of medieval moated building

Summary

The moated site of Moulton Hall. Nothing remains of the building, but the moats are visible, and are regularly dredged. The site has been left for wildlife.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 403 075
Map Sheet:TG40NW
Parish:BEIGHTON, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Moated site of hall (OS).
Moulton Old Hall on (S2).
Moulton New Hall on (S1).
E. Rose (NLA).

March 2003.
Moat wet to west and part of south arm. Boggy to north and east. Brick revetting seen on inner face to west. Tree cover in centre. Left for wildlife. Moat dredged 5 or 6 years ago.
H. Paterson (A&E).

May 2007. Norfolk NMP
An earthwork moat is recorded at this location. The site was obscured by trees on all available aerial photographs and was not mapped as part of the Norfolk National Mapping Programme.
J. Albone (NMP), 09 May 2007

Monument Types

  • GREAT HOUSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • MOAT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Beighton.
<S1>Map: Ordnance Survey. 1824-1836. Ordnance Survey First Edition 1 inch..
<S2>Publication: Faden, W. and Barringer, J. C. 1989. Faden's Map of Norfolk in 1797.

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