|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Site of cropmarks originally thought to have been a medieval moat|
This is the site of cropmarks/soilmarks visible on aerial photographs which were recorded as a medieval moat. Later photographs suggest they are natural geological marks or possibly drainage ditches.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TF 6976 1496|
|Parish:||EAST WINCH, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
19 April 1976. Ordnance Survey Air photography.
Soilmarks of moat.
Soilmark distorted by plough.
D. Voisey (NLA) 27 January 1995.
Later imagery (S1) suggests this is not a moat at all but natural geology. Two linear features are visible within the general geological noise but it is likely that these are drainage ditches.
K. Powell (HES), 16 April 2014
- MOAT (evidence: Soilmarks, Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
Associated Finds - none
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Aerial Photograph: Ordnance Survey. OS 76-020-196. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary File. |
|<S1>||Vertical Aerial Photograph: Infoterra and Bluesky Ltd. 2006. Infoterra Ltd, Bluesky and Google 02-07-2006 (Google Earth TF 6976 1495). |
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