Record Details

NHER Number:13038
Type of record:Monument
Name:Cropmark of medieval moat


A medieval moat is visible as a cropmark on aerial photographs. The moat is within the outline of a medieval deer park, see NHER 7309.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 0840 1329
Map Sheet:TG01SE

Full description

29 June 1976. NAU air photography.
Small rectangular cropmark, perhaps the moat on which the surrounding park was centred.
See overlay.
Located on map by E. Rose (NAU) 11 January 1978.
Plot and (S1) in file.
E. Rose (NAU).

19 January 2007. Site seen from adjacent field.
Under plough. The site is on top of a hill and may thus be an improbable one for a moat, but it could be a lodge at the centre of the park.
E. Rose (NLA), 22 January 2007.

Monument Types

  • MOAT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TG 0813/A.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1991. hotel and golf course plan set to be rejected. 28 January.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

Related records

7309Related to: Medieval deer park around Park Farm (Monument)

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