Record Details

NHER Number:11032
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possible medieval moat and house platform

Summary

A possible medieval moat containing a flat house platform has been reported at Dickleburgh House and is shown on old maps of the area. Parts of the moat still hold water.

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Location

Grid Reference:TM 1652 8182
Map Sheet:TM18SE
Parish:DICKLEBURGH AND RUSHALL, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Possible moat at Dickleburgh House.
(S1) depicts as apparent south side, west side and part of north. (S2) prepared for bypass route shows only west and northwest sides, with traces of stubs as if of south arm on both sides of west arm. [1] reports apparent platform on 'interior' (to northeast) and traces of bricks and thinks does appear to be a moat.
E. Rose (NAU), 19 February 1987.

West and northwest arms of moat still survive, water filled, some 2 to 2.5m wide maximum.
H. Paterson (A&E), 14 February 1997.

Monument Types

  • HOUSE PLATFORM (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • MOAT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BRICK (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status

  • SHINE

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. Dickleburgh.
<S1>Map: Ordnance Survey, First Edition, 6 Inch. 1879-1886. Ordnance Survey 1st Edition 6 inch map..
<S2>Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-7. Ordnance Survey 25 inch 2nd edition (revised 1902-7).

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