Monument record HLM 002 - Bocking Hall
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|Grid reference||Centred TM 179 588 (191m by 218m)|
|Civil Parish||HELMINGHAM, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK|
Type and Period (3)
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).
- <S1> SSF50070 Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card 967-52 & 970-23.
- <S2> SSF50032 Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM 15NE5, 1973.
- <S3> SSF21698 (No record type): Styles J per Owles E & Smedley N, PSIA, 31, 1967, 77.
- <S4> SSF21699 (No record type): Styles M per IPSMG, card 970-23, 1970.
- None recorded
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Record last edited
Jan 20 2012 11:07AM