Monument record FSF 002 - Ufford Hall

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Summary

Moat - two sides only.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 272 745 (116m by 119m)
Map sheet TM27SE
Civil Parish FRESSINGFIELD, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Moat - two sides only. Occupied, isolated, on parish boundary (S1). 1991: Probably not moat - two separate linear ponds & linking ditch to S of Ufford Hall (C16? timber framed hall). Earthworks noted in field to W & formerly in field to N (now ploughed)(S2).
House consists of a much altered Med open hall, floored over and raised in height in the C16/C17. Parlour and service wings were added at either end at about the same time, together with a small stair wing adjacent to the parlour and a porch on the N side (now removed)(S4). The Ufford family held a manor here, as of the Abbot of Bury's manor of Chippenhall, in the C12/C13 (S5) - their ownership is commemorated in the name. Property belonged to the Sancroft family by 1565. William Sancroft, Archibishop of Canterbury, d.1693, belonged to this family (S6). William Sancroft built a new house within the grounds of Ufford Hall (where his brother lived) in1691-3 - location unknown.

Sources/Archives (10)

  • <S1> (No record type): SAU, AP CEK 24.
  • <M1> (No record type): AP: CEK 24.
  • <S2> (No record type): SAU, Carr R D, field report, FSF 002, September 1991.
  • <M2> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: (S2).
  • <S3> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM27SE1.
  • <S4> Bibliographic reference: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Barnard M, SIA excursion notes, 38, 1993, 112.
  • <S5> Bibliographic reference: Copinger W A. Manors of Suffolk. Copinger W A, Manors of Suffolk IV, 1909, 34f.
  • <S6> (No record type): Evans N, SIA Excursion notes, 1992.
  • <S7> Source Unchecked: RCHME?. Various. Field Investigators Comments.
  • <S8> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Aug 6 2021 9:06AM

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