Record Details

NHER Number:10995
Type of record:Monument
Name:Medieval moat at Chestnut Tree Farm


The remains of a medieval moat, adjacent to a late 16th century-timber framed house (NHER 63234).

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 1210 8200
Map Sheet:TM18SW

Full description

Moat adjacent to Chestnut Tree Farmhouse, which dates to the late 16th century and is now recorded separately as NHER 63234.

May 1973.
Surveyed during MPBW-funded rapid moat survey.
See (S1).
J. Allen (NLA), 15 August 2001.

Waterfilled eastern and southern arms.
Inner bank of north arm preserved as hedgerow.
No trace of west arm.
See (S2).
M. D. Leah (NAU) 20 December 1990.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TM 1282A,B.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Monograph: Pevsner, N and Wilson, W. 1999. Norfolk 2: North-West and South. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. pp 303-304.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Diss.
<S1>Illustration: Rogerson, A. and Mauser, J.. 1973. Rapid Moat Survey Sketch Plan.
<S2>Archive: National Archaeological Record.

Related records - none

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