Monument record THD 001 - Moat, Rishangles Park
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|Grid reference||Centred TM 153 682 (62m by 92m)|
|Civil Parish||THORNDON, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK|
Type and Period (2)
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).
- <S1> SSF50032 Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM16NE6.
- <M1> SSF50072 Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: annotated maplet.
- <S2> SSF19407 (No record type): SAU, Martin E, 2 April 1995.
- <S3> SSF21910 (No record type): Suffolk Record Office, Ipswich, XI/5/5.1 and 5.2.
- None recorded
Related Monuments/Buildings (1)
Related Events/Activities (1)
Record last edited
Feb 17 2022 11:10AM