Record Details

NHER Number:8986
Type of record:Monument
Name:Medieval moat

Summary

A medieval moat, surviving in good condition in a landscaped garden. The east and west arms are still filled with water.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 9988 9567
Map Sheet:TL99NE
Parish:ROCKLANDS, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1.9m deep and 14m wide; north arm is 1.6m deep and 5m wide; east arm is revetted with flints, 1.3m deep and 8m wide. East and west arms water-filled.
M. Leah (NAU), 29 January 1991.

Site in excellent condition in landscaped garden. Owner carried out dredging of part of moat within the last two years. He did not note 'anything of interest'.
H. Paterson (NLA), 18 April 1996.

Monument Types

  • MOAT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TL9995D-G.
---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TL 99 NE 9 [2].
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Rocklands.

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