Record Details

NHER Number:7152
Type of record:Monument
Name:Medieval moat


A partially water filled medieval moat can be seen as earthworks on an aerial photograph. Medieval glazed and unglazed pottery fragments and a prehistoric worked flint flake have been found here.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 9978 2947
Map Sheet:TF92NE

Full description

Alleged moated site.
Information taken (S1).
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

Visible on Ordnance Survey aerial photograph 73.244.261.
E. Rose (NAU).

Water filled south arm, a depression running north beside an adjacent hedge; a dark soil mark parallel and opposite to that; and to the north a pit, now used for refuse, that may be part of the earthwork.
Information from (S1).
R. J. Rickett (NAU), 7 June 1990.

1997. Casually found within area of moated enclosure.
Various medieval unglazed sherds uncertainly from this site.
Twenty four sherds of glazed Grimston ware including a twisted rod handle fragment, medium width strap handle fragments and several body sherds with slip trail decoration.
One worked flint flake ?undatable prehistoric.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 13 January 1999.

Monument Types

  • MOAT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • FLAKE (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status


Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: 73.244.261.
---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. Fulmodeston.
<S1>Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 92 NE 3.

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