Record Details

NHER Number:11031
Type of record:Monument
Name:Medieval moat and great house, Dickleburgh and Rushall


A medieval moat is marked on old maps at this spot. It surrounds Rushall Hall which is also marked as an antiquity on old maps. The moat and building have both been destroyed.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 1983 8245
Map Sheet:TM18SE

Full description

Ordnance Survey antiquity with rectangular moat surrounding it. Hall not yet visited, no details known. [1] reports that the moat was totally infilled with domestic rubbish around 1980. Previously waterfilled.
E. Rose (NAU), 14 March 1984.

Nothing remains of moat. All under landscaped garden and gravelled drive. No depressions to indicate possible area of moat.
H. Paterson (A&E), 20 January 2000.

Monument Types

  • GREAT HOUSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • 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. Dickleburgh.

Related records - none

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