Monument record DBN 008 - Hill Farm

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Grid reference Centred TM 1862 6386 (137m by 119m)
Map sheet TM16SE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Moat. Occupied, isolated. Fragments, probably rectangular, with yards.
1783: Not shown on Hodskinson map.
1878: Named as Hog Stye Farm on 1st ed OS map, 1878 ed.
c.1958: `Moat' named to E of Hill Farm (S1).
1985: Sub rectangular end of moat?, as on 1958 map, to E of Hill Farm (S1).
Lost from HER mapping with digitisation - remapped January 2009 (based largely on 1880s OS mapping - tithe map worth checking for details.

Hill Farm house is a 19th/20th c building, and there is no trace
of an earlier structure. Around the house is a series of dry
drainage ditches and water-filled ponds which do not form a
moated defence. The ditches nowhere exceed c 3.0m in width. Not an antiquity.(S3)

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <S1> (No record type): OS, 1:10560 & 1:10000 maps, TM 16 SE, c.1958 & 1985.
  • <R1> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM16SE10.
  • <S2> Bibliographic reference: 1911. Victoria County History, Suffolk (VCH).
  • <S3> Source Unchecked: RCHME?. Various. Field Investigators Comments. F1 JRL 07-NOV-73.
  • <S4> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jun 16 2021 1:57PM

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