Record Details

NHER Number:31736
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possible undated fishpond

Summary

An L-shaped area of water is marked on the 1839 Foulden tithe map at this location. It is labelled fishpond but the shape seems more like a medieval moat.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 7735 9944
Map Sheet:TL79NE
Parish:FOULDEN, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

(S1) shows an L-shaped body of water with a small pond projecting from the southwest corner. It is marked as 'fishpond' on the Foulden Tithe Map (S1).
K. Sussams (SAU), 6 December 1995.

The pond is also shown on the Ordnance Survey 1st edition 6 inch (S2) and MasterMap (S3).
D. Robertson (NLA), 29 May 2008.

Monument Types

  • FISHPOND? (Unknown date)
  • MOAT? (Medieval - 1066 AD? to 1539 AD?)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Map: Wright, R.J.. 1839. Foulden Tithe Map. 1 inch : 3 chains.
<S2>Map: Ordnance Survey. 1883. Ordnance Survey 6 inch map.
<S3>Map: Ordnance Survey. 2004. MasterMap.

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