Monument record OKY 003 - Medieval moated area.

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Summary

"Moated area 150 feet x 90 feet - LS or EMed".

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 1569 7793 (211m by 188m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM17NE
Civil Parish BROME AND OAKLEY, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK

Map

Type and Period (2)

Full Description

"Moated area 150 feet x 90 feet - LS or EMed". Visible faintly on APs (S1). Low earthworks in permanent pasture, consisting of: (a) rectangular moated platform surrounded by a shallow dry moat and with a low external bank on the N side; (b) a linear depression, parallel with the small watercourse bounding the N edge of the field, that was probably a fish pond.
1988 Broads ESA monitoring: Moat layout well defined in grass field. Some poaching but site in reasonable condition. Earthworks in good condition, except for mole infestation on moated platform. Modern cattle building on W side of field (S2).

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <R1> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM17NE1.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Basil Brown. Basil Brown Archive. Basil Brown archive: map.
  • <S1> Unpublished document: Basil Brown. Basil Brown Archive. Brown B, map 28.
  • <S2> (No record type): Broads ESA file, 30.12.15.
  • <R2> (No record type): AP, 106G/UK/1589 4343-4.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jul 23 2021 12:54PM

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