Monument record SPL 014 - The Mount (1836); Mount Farm

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Summary

Remains of probable sub-rectangular moat, N, E and E end of S arm shown on OS 1884 map.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 85378 50710 (77m by 69m)
Map sheet TL85SE
Civil Parish SHIMPLING, BABERGH, SUFFOLK

Map

Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Remains of probable sub-rectangular moat, N, E and E end of S arm shown on OS 1884 map. Causeway in centre of N arm. N & E arms only shown on 1984 OS map. Building in centre of moat, though not aligned. The OS 1st edition (1836) & Hodskinsons 1783 maps both show a N-S road adjoining the W side of the mot with buildings to the W and E of the road (including that within the moat?)(S1)(S2).

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> Map: OS. OS Map. 1:2500, circa 1884.
  • <S2> Map: OS. OS Map. 1st ed 1" map, 1836.
  • <S3> Map: J Hodskinson. 1783. The County of Suffolk Surveyed. 1783.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Aug 16 2016 1:09PM

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