Monument record THD 001 - Moat, Rishangles Park

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Summary

Moat.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 153 682 (62m by 92m)
Map sheet TM16NE
Civil Parish THORNDON, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK

Map

Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Moat. Rectangular, isolated, unoccupied (S1). Wet moat in a valley, surrounded by a wet drainage ditch/watercourse on N, W & S sides. Interior has been planted with trees - Canada poplars and conifers (failed)(S2). Situated in NW corner of Rishangles Park (see THD 019). This could be the fishpond of about half an acre, in the park `near to the gate towards Thorndon' for which Edward Grimston received a licence in 1479 (S3).

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <S1> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM16NE6.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: annotated maplet.
  • <S2> (No record type): SAU, Martin E, 2 April 1995.
  • <S3> (No record type): Suffolk Record Office, Ipswich, XI/5/5.1 and 5.2.

Finds (0)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Feb 17 2022 11:10AM

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