Record Details

NHER Number:11873
Type of record:Monument
Name:Medieval moat

Summary

A medieval moat is visible as a cropmark on aerial photographs and as very slight depressions on the ground.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 6189 0505
Map Sheet:TF60NW
Parish:WIMBOTSHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Cropmark, just south of school, in form of dark thick outline to rectangle, moated site?
Air photographs checked by E. Rose (NAU), 1 December 1976.

Very slight broad depressions, no more than 0.15m deep, indicate the moat which is now within the village playing field. A continuation of the northern arm towards the northwest is also noted.
B. Cushion (NLA), June 1996.

Monument Types

  • MOAT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TF 6105A-B.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.

Related records - none

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