Monument record GSE 001 - Gisleham Manor House

Please read our .

Summary

Moat, isolated, small square, central to large square enclosure, Gisleham Manor House, central platform unoccupied, buildings in outer court. Scheduled

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 513 879 (202m by 189m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM58NW
Civil Parish GISLEHAM, WAVENEY, SUFFOLK

Map

Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Moat, isolated, small square, central to large square enclosure, Gisleham Manor House, central platform unoccupied, buildings, including `Manor Farm', in outer court.
'Gisleham Manor House (site of)' recorded on OS maps. According to owner, central area archaeologically excavated about 25 years ago (i.e. c.1974) with JCB by trenching. No further details (S1).
January 1999: Being assessed for scheduling (S1).
July 2000: Scheduled - details in (S2).
November 2000: Monitoring of soil strip over former cottage footings (perhaps former gatehouse). Area to south of site between inner and outer moats. One ditch with domestic refuse and worked stone from machined surface. Details to follow.

Features visible on Lidar. See associated files.

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <M1> Scheduling record: English Heritage. Scheduled Ancient Monument file. (S1)(S2).
  • <S1> Unpublished document: English Heritage. Site Report. Bamford H (English Heritage), January 1999.
  • <S2> Unpublished document: English Heritage. Scheduling Information.
  • <S3> Unpublished document: Suffolk County Council Archaeologcial Service. Various. SAU (LE), Monitoring, November 2000.

Finds (3)

Protected Status/Designation

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Sep 22 2020 1:06PM

Comments and Feedback

Do you have any more information about this record? Please feel free to comment with information and photographs, or ask any questions, using the "Disqus" tool below. Comments are moderated, and we aim to respond/publish as soon as possible.