Monument record THE 001 - Lodge Farm

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Moat, rectangular, isolated, unoccupied (S1).


Grid reference Centred TM 012 780 (184m by 131m)
Map sheet TM07NW


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Moat, rectangular, isolated, unoccupied (S1).
10.4.1934: Discovered by Basil Brown. Fragments of black pottery,?EMed (B Brown says C13), large circular flint stone, animal bones found. 1935: Some `exploration' by B Brown - ?excavation. Many sketches of site & description of finds in archive (S2).

The remains of a possible homestead moat, situated on a low rise to the east of a pasture field known locally as Moat Field. It comprises an L-shaped dry depression, c 10.0m wide and 1.5m deep; there is no evidence either on the ground or on APs to suggest that the depression continued to form a moated enclosure The farmer reports finding pieces of "worked stone", but no finds were made during field investigation (S3).

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <S1> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM07NW1.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Basil Brown. Basil Brown Archive. Basil Brown archive: volumes, map, card index.
  • <S2> Unpublished document: Basil Brown. Basil Brown Archive. Brown B, XCIV, 30; XCVI, 8,13,85; XCVII, 6,7; map 21; card index 387,388.
  • <S3> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.
  • <S4> Source Unchecked: RCHME?. Various. Field Investigators Comments.
  • <S5> Vertical Aerial Photograph: Vertical Aerial Photography. APs (RAF CPE/UK 1921 4180-1; 16 1 47).

Finds (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jan 12 2022 11:46AM

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