Record Details

NHER Number:2962
Type of record:Monument
Name:Medieval moat


Part of a probable medieval moat, the east and south parts of which have been destroyed by ploughing. The north and west arms survive to a depth of about two metres.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 0215 0160
Map Sheet:TG00SW

Full description

Probable moat. North and west arms broad and flat bottomed, very moat like, mostly dry, but north arm contains stream running east, and ditch narrows down into this. No trace of east and south arms in ploughed field.
E. Rose (NAU), 29 November 1978.

Marked on tithe map as now, and called The Pond.
E. Rose (NAU).

About 2m deep, sides slope to flat bottom which is about 1.5m wide, about 110m east to west and about 55m north to south. Widens to pond feature at northwest corner. Mostly scrub covered.
H. Paterson (NLA), 27 November 1998.
Press cuttings (S1) in file.

November 2005. No change to previous description.
E. Rose (NLA), 8 November 2005.

Monument Types

  • MOAT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds - none

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. Hingham.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 2000. [Articles on the memorial woodland for President Abraham Lincoln].

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