|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Probable medieval moat in Dunston Park|
The earthworks of this probable medieval moat are visible on aerial photographs within Dunston Park.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TG 2259 0238|
|Parish:||STOKE HOLY CROSS, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
Very good condition. Broad wet ditches; central island square, embanked, causeway on southeast partly falling away. Island has a Scots pine at each corner and a stump in the centre, suggesting later ornamentalisation, but causeway has oak trees with no trace of a gap for bridge.
Visited by E. Rose (NAU), 1 March 1979.
March 2009. Norfolk NMP.
The earthworks of this probable medieval moat are visible on aerial photographs (S1) within Dunston Park. A broad channel forming a ‘tail’ to the immediate west of the main square ditch is also visible on the aerial photographs.
S. Horlock (NMP), 23 March 2009
- MOAT (Medieval to Modern - 1066 AD? to 2050 AD)
- GARDEN FEATURE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD? to 1900 AD?)
Associated Finds - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Aerial Photograph: TG2202F, J-L. |
|---||(No record type): Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Stoke Holy Cross. |
|<S1>||Vertical Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1946. RAF 3G/TUD/UK/70 5273-4 28-FEB-1946 (NMR). |
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