Record Details

NHER Number:19277
Type of record:Monument
Name:Medieval moat

Summary

A large, rectangular medieval moat, shown on a map of 1766, visible as earthworks.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 7599 0463
Map Sheet:TF70SE
Parish:BEACHAMWELL, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Large rectangular moat marked on map 1766, see (S1).
Access refused by farm manager at Shingham Farm because 'some plates were ploughed up some years ago'.
Claimed no traces of moat found in ploughing, but earthworks thought to be visible from a distance.
E. Rose (NAU) 22 June 1983.

Monument Types

  • EARTHWORK (Undated)
  • MOAT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Map: Thomas Spencer. 1766. NRO 24-7-1979 P153A.

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