|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Post medieval flax pit, Moat Farm|
A long waterfilled pond, originally used for soaking flax in order to soften it prior to textile manufacture.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TM 2594 9408|
|Parish:||HEMPNALL, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
Flax pit. Reported by . NCM card.
Norfolk Industrial Archaeology Society records add: Used in retting, now waterfilled.
81m by 15m, extensions in southeast end and at southwest corner.
Long waterfilled pond, about 95 meteres long, about 12 to 13 metres wide.
Fringed with some reed and a few trees. Dredged to bottom some years ago.
H. Paterson (A&E), 3 July 2000.
- RETTING POND (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
Associated Finds - none
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
Related records - none
Find out more...