Record Details

NHER Number:2973
Type of record:Monument
Name:Medieval moat


The earthworks of a circular medieval moat. This was the site of a house owned by Sir Thomas Gresham in the 16th century.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 0381 0442
Map Sheet:TG00SW

Full description

Moat circular.
Ordnance Survey mark entrance to southeast.
Densely overgrown, surrounded by ploughed field.
Seen by E. Rose (NAU) 30 November 1978.

'Surrounded the residence of Sir T. Gresham, the founder of the Royal Exchange, London'
The Royal Exchange opened in 1566.
See (S1).
R.J. Rickett (NAU) 14 August 1990.

Monument Types

  • HOUSE (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • MOAT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Management Statement

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TG0304A-F,.
---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. Hardingham.
<S1>Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TG 00 SW 5.

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