Record Details

NHER Number:9014
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possible medieval moat, Topper's Grove

Summary

The wood here is enclosed by ditches on all sides. This is possibly a medieval moated site, but it is now heavily overgrown.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 917 913
Map Sheet:TL99SW
Parish:WRETHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Wood enclosed by ditches on all sides 6.1m (20ft) wide on north.
Possibly moated site?
Under thick undergrowth and tree cover, with a few ten year old poplars.
H. Paterson (NLA) 18 June 1996.

Monument Types

  • DITCH (Undated)
  • MOAT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TL 99 SW 19.
---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. Wretham.

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