Record Details

NHER Number:25331
Type of record:Monument
Name:Eaubrink Farm, site of medieval moated enclosure and possible manorial site

Summary

A moated site is recorded on 19th and early 20th century maps of this site, and is thought to now lie beneath modern farm buildings. This is a probable manorial site, and a farm worker is recorded as remembering an old house being demolished on this site in the past.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 5833 1572
Map Sheet:TF51NE
Parish:WIGGENHALL ST GERMANS, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Moated site beneath modern farm buildings, west side alone marked on 6 inch Ordancne Survey map, but more complete plan shown on 1925 25 inch map and Utting's map of 1832 at Wisbech Museum. Probable manorial site (S1)
E. Rose (NAU), 10 July 1989.

Farm buildings surrounded by arable, no trace of any earthwork.
Farm worker remembers old house being demolished some 20 years ago.A
H. Paterson (NLA), 27 June 1996.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. WMV U2. FENS.
<S1>Monograph: Silvester, R. J. 1988. The Fenland Project Number 3: Marshland and Nar Valley, Norfolk. East Anglian Archaeology. No 45. p 112.

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