Record Details

NHER Number:10967
Type of record:Monument
Name:Bunnets medieval moat

Summary

Bunnets Moat was visited in 1997 and measures approximately 60m north to south, 52m east to west, and is 2m deep. All the ditches were dry at the time of the visit, and the site was masked by thick scrub and mature trees, and surrounded by a trimmed hedge.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 1597 8673
Map Sheet:TM18NE
Parish:TIVETSHALL ST MARGARET, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Bunnets Moat, marked on Ordnance Survey map (S1).

6 February 1980. Site visited E. Rose.
Rectangular wet moat with causeway at south end west side. Island overgrown by trees.

Measures approximately 60m north to south; 52m east to west; 2m deep; maximum 3m wide. All ditches dry. Site masked by thick scrub and mature trees, and surrounded by trimmed hedge.
H. Paterson (NLA), 11 July 1997.

Monument Types

  • MOAT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SITE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TM 1568.
---(No record type): Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Tivetshall St Margaret.
<S1>Map: Ordnance Survey, First Edition, 6 Inch. 1879-1886. Ordnance Survey 1st Edition 6 inch map..

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