Monument record MUN 018 - Large area of earthworks of unknown date.

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Summary

Large area of earthworks in meadows between The Street to W, River Kennett to E, Playing Fields (and formerly including?) and The Green to N and Church Road to S.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 696 642 (230m by 361m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TL66SE
Civil Parish MOULTON, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (3)

Full Description

Large area of earthworks in meadows between The Street to W, River Kennett to E, Playing Fields and The Green to N and Church Road to S. Consists of banks, mounds, hollows & ditches including small enclosures (S1). Part of shrunken village?
Note Moulton had a market in use in 1227/8 (?) and a further grant of a market was given to John de Agreaus at French Hall (see MUN 031) manor (French Hall Farm owns this land and adjoins The Street) in 1297/8 (S2).
Needs accurate survey.
Area of playing field to N included as part of site due to liklyhood of levelling of former earthworks to create playing pitches.

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <S1> (No record type): SAU, Pendleton C, Field Report, April 1994.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. (S1).
  • <S2> Bibliographic reference: Goult. W. 1990. A Survey of Suffolk Parish History: W Suffolk,.
  • <S3> Photograph: Essex County Council. Air Photograph. Essex CC, AP, BW/99/5/2,3 & 4 January 1999.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Aug 20 2013 1:17PM

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