Record Details

NHER Number:9943
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of possible medieval moat


It is recorded that this may be the site of a possible medieval moat, though there is no direct evidence for this.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 106 985
Map Sheet:TM19NW

Full description

Unvisited R. R. Clarke. Ordnance Survey say no.
Compiled by E. Rose (NAU).

March 2012. Norfolk NMP.
The remains of this suggested moated site were visible on aerial photographs assessed as part of the NMP mapping, for example (S1), but no conclusive evidence of it being a former moated site was identified. The shape of the western pond, looks L-shaped and therefore could be part of a moat, but this feature is mapped as more ovoid on Ordnance Survey Second Edition map (S2) and therefore may have just infilled over time or been altered. Due to this uncertainty no mappign was undertaken at this site.
S. Horlock (NMP), 07 March 2012.

Monument Types

  • MOAT? (Medieval - 1066 AD? to 1539 AD?)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TM 19 NW 13.
---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. Wymondham.
<S1>Vertical Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1964. RAF 58/6209 (F21) 0036-7 11-MAR-1964 (NMR).
<S2>Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-7. Ordnance Survey second edition 25 inch (1902-7) map. 25 inches to 1 mile.

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