Monument record OKY 003 - Medieval moated area.

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


Grid reference Centred TM 1569 7793 (211m by 188m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM17NE


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 Unpublished document: Basil Brown.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 Unpublished document: Basil Brown.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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Record last edited

Jul 23 2021 12:54PM

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