Monument record CRE 003 - Moat Farm; Manor of Kettleberrs

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Scheduled Monument - Moat, part occupied, trapezoid, isolated, water filled (S1).


Grid reference Centred TM 2352 6137 (97m by 136m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM26SW


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Moat, part occupied, trapezoid, isolated, water filled (S1).
1993: Sub-rectangular moat close to parish boundary with Brandeston. Island is 70m x 55m. Surrounded by water-filled moat, average 10m wide and approximately 1.5m [deep?]. Causeway 5m wide across N arm. Areas of moat originally wider but narrowed by infilling & silt, clay etc on the inner side. Slight irregular banks approximately 1m wide occur along outer edge of E arm and NW angle of moat.
Moat Farm house occupies island, Grade II listed.
Scheduled November 1993 (S2).
Site of the manor of Kettleberrs, as described on a map of 1656 for the owner, John Cornwallis Esq (S3).
Note: cropmark of rectangular extension (?) to NE corner - fishpond?
Also cropmarks of 'Swans Dam' to SE (shown and named on 1656 map) - see CRE 018.

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <S1> (No record type): SAU, Moat files.
  • <M1> (No record type): SAM file:.
  • <S2> (No record type): EH, Scheduling information, November 1993.
  • <S3> Source Checked: Suffolk Record Office. Suffolk Record Office, Ipswich HD 1073 (part tracing in parish file).

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Record last edited

Sep 2 2016 3:17PM

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