Record Details

NHER Number:29785
Type of record:Monument
Name:Lodge Farm possible moat or toft boundaries

Summary

Aerial photography from 1993 recorded some earthworks that were identified as a possible moat. Their regularity could also indicate that they are drainage ditches or former toft boundaries.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 2296 9079
Map Sheet:TM29SW
Parish:SHELTON, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

21 February 1993. NAU air photography.
Moat earthworks at Lodge Farm.
D. Edwards (NLA).

Very regular - could be drainage or tofts.
E. Rose (NLA), 24 May 1993.

1997. Seen from adjacent property, the earthworks may well be former toft boundaries or very small field layout. [1]
B. Cushion (NLA), September 1997.

Unable to trace owner or gain access. Whole farm looks partly derelict. Uncompromising notices saying 'No Entry'.
H. Paterson (NLA), 28 June 2000.

Monument Types

  • RECTANGULAR ENCLOSURE (Unknown date)
  • MOAT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TOFT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TM 2290 D,J.

Related records - none

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