Record Details

NHER Number:31155
Type of record:Monument
Name:Earthworks of possible medieval moat

Summary

Three sides of a large rectangular ditched enclosure are visible on the ground and on aerial photographs. The enclosure may be the remains of a medieval moated site.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 870 266
Map Sheet:TF82NE
Parish:HELHOUGHTON, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

26 April 1984. NAU aerial photography.
Three sides of large rectangular ditched earthwork northeast of parish church. West side either hidden or removed by road. Drainage earthworks further east are irregular and unlike this.
Seen on ground by C. Yardley (NCC) who states ditches are 1.2m to 1.5m (4 to 5 feet) deep.
?Moated site.
E. Rose (NLA) 21 April 1995.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TF 8626/B.

Related records - none

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