Record Details

NHER Number:10851
Type of record:Monument
Name:Medieval moated site

Summary

A medieval moated site, possibly that of a manor. Late medieval brick and tile as well as post-medieval roof tile has been found on the site. It is possible that the site has been destroyed.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 0728 8673
Map Sheet:TM08NE
Parish:BANHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Moated site, still there after wood felled. Said locally to be manor site. Brick and tiles on surface. See [1].
1 brick seen by E. Rose (NAU), late medieval.

2012. Stray surface find.
2 fragments of post-medieval ceramic roof tile.
The tithe map shows a small rectangular or square moated enclosure measuring about 22m east to west internally. The northern arm is complete as it returns at both ends. The eastern arm may be complete but there is no return at its southern end. The western arm is shorter than the eastern arm and there is a gap almost half way along its length. There is no southern arm.
A. Rogerson (HES) and A. Beckham (HES), 18 July 2013.

June 2012.
Information from [2] via the SHINE website that the site has been destroyed.
K. Powell (HES), 6 June 2012

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • MANOR (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • MOAT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BRICK (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TILE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • ROOF TILE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

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. Banham.

Related records - none

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