Record Details

NHER Number:3156
Type of record:Monument
Name:Medieval moat

Summary

A medieval moat, with some surviving stretches of medieval flint retaining walls.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 0999 2143
Map Sheet:TG02SE
Parish:GREAT WITCHINGHAM, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Moat.
Shallow ditches but wet at time of visit.
On north, west and south sides flint retaining walls about 0.91m to 1.2m (3 feet to 4 feet) high, at southwest still having the outer facing, hold up a raised interior. No traces inside, some humps and bumps in field to southwest.
Visited by E. Rose (NAU) 31 March 1977.

See file for further details.
See (S1), copy in file.
R. J. Rickett (NAU) 12 June 1990.

December 2001.
Flint revetment visible, though obscured in many places by scrub and overhanging trees.
Several old trees on top of bank are leaning with exposed roots.
H. Paterson (A&E), 25 January 2002.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TG0921A.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Witchingham (Great).
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Archive: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TG 02 SE 1 [4].

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