|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Possible medieval moat and deer park|
A medieval moat was noted here by the Ordnance Survey. This moat may have been recut in the 19th century to form a sheep wash or to fill water carts. A medieval deer park is also reported.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TM 1698 9018|
|Parish:||GREAT MOULTON, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
L-shaped pond, possible moat fragment, noted on Ordnance Survey.
3 October 1979. Visit.
Not a moat? Apparently some sort of pit - lined on east and south by overgrown spoil heaps. Yet a wide dry ditch or hollow way continues its 'foot' into the next field. But  states that this is marked as a complete moat on (S1). Was it partly redug out in the 19th century to fill water carts or as sheep wash, as happened elsewhere, thus explaining spoilheaps?  also believes the roughly oval arrangement of field boundaries with Carr Lane, Frith Way, Haugh Way is a 15th century park, but he produces no evidence for this and it seems very small.
Information from  via W. Milligan (NCM).
E. Rose (NAU), 5 October 1987.
- PIT (Unknown date)
- DEER PARK (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- MOAT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
Associated Finds - none
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||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. Moulton (Great). |
|<S1>||Map: 1824. Great Moulton Enclosure Map. |
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