Monument record HLM 002 - Bocking Hall

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Grid reference Centred TM 179 588 (191m by 218m)
Map sheet TM15NE


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

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Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Jan 20 2012 11:07AM

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