Record Details

NHER Number:24981
Type of record:Monument
Name:Undated rectangular enclosure


Earthworks of an undated rectangular enclosure crossed by three banks can be seen on an aerial photograph. It may be a small medieval moat or the remains of medieval fishponds.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TL 709 906
Map Sheet:TL79SW

Full description

5 January 1979. Cambridge University Committee for Aerial Photogrpahy aerial photography.
Earthworks, to east of recorded moated site NHER 4925. Pond shown on (S1) marks north side of rectangular compartment crossed by three banks. Suggested by D. Edwards (NAU) as moat but very small compartments. R. Silvester (NAU) says similar to fish ponds noted at Wormegay.
E. Rose (NAU) 14 December 1988.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status


Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: CUCAP CIA 15-17 (TL7090 L-N).
<S1>Map: Ordnance Survey, First Edition, 6 Inch. 1879-1886. Ordnance Survey 1st Edition 6 inch map..

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