Monument record ETT 002 - Old Rectory

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Summary

Scheduled Monument - Moat, half an ellipse.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 0549 4669 (119m by 129m)
Map sheet TM04NE
Civil Parish ELMSETT, BABERGH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Moat, half an ellipse. W edge of Elmsett Green. Complete, wet, entrance in N side, occupied. Formerly Elmsett Rectory, late C15, externally C18/C19. 550m from church (S1)(S2)(R1).
Large moat, wedge-shaped, water-filled ditches, trees along the edges of the island. Entrance causeway in middle of N side (moat has a short out-turn flanking the E side of the causeway. Large house in the interior, eccentrically placed in relation to the arms of the moat. Remains of an orchard to S of the house (S3).
5 January 2001: Scheduled, details in (S4).

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <M1> Scheduling record: English Heritage. Scheduled Ancient Monument file. (S4).
  • <S1> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM04NE5.
  • <R1> (No record type): Dickinson P G M, Suffolk (Little Guides), 1957, 144.
  • <S2> Bibliographic reference: 1911. VCH Suffolk 1. 608.
  • <S3> (No record type): SAU, Martin E, 1995.
  • <S4> Unpublished document: English Heritage. Scheduling information.

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Record last edited

Jul 13 2007 11:47AM

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