Monument record HLM 002 - Bocking Hall

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Summary

Moat(?).

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 179 588 (191m by 218m)
Map sheet TM15NE
Civil Parish HELMINGHAM, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK

Map

Type and Period (3)

Full Description

Moat(?). Isolated, occupied, fragmentary. Enclosures. Bulldozed 1967 - remains of two hearths, pottery (mostly C15), an iron key (London Museum catalogue type VIIA), two horseshoes and portions of two limestone mortars were found(S2). Bocking Hall (to N of and outside moat) is C16- C17, modernised (S1).
Status as moat queried in (S2). ` A light scatter of Tudor brick and tile at TM 1799 5885' (S2).
William de Bocking lived at Helmingham in the reign of Edward III (1327- 1377)(S2).
Also C16 base of glazed chafing dish found in ploughsoil at TM 179 587 (S4).

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <S1> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card 967-52 & 970-23.
  • <S2> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM 15NE5, 1973.
  • <S3> (No record type): Styles J per Owles E & Smedley N, PSIA, 31, 1967, 77.
  • <S4> (No record type): Styles M per IPSMG, card 970-23, 1970.

Finds (4)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Jan 20 2012 11:07AM

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