Monument record BIL 001 - Bildeston Hall (site of)

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Summary

Moat, circular, circa 75m in diameter, survived to a depth of 2m and was circa 16m in average width, bulldozed 1974 and partly built over.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 9841 4917 (189m by 239m)
Map sheet TL94NE
Civil Parish BILDESTON, BABERGH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (3)

Full Description

Moat, circular, circa 75m in diameter, survived to a depth of 2.0m and was circa 16m in average width. Bulldozed 1974 and partly built over. N half may have been filled in earlier to accommodate Bildeston Hall. To S a sub- rectangular marshy depression, circa 55m x 16m, may have been a fish pond. To S and E linear depressions, possible hollow ways of a deserted Med village levelled and ploughed, 1973 (S1)(R1).
Large quantities of C13 pottery now appearing (1975-1976).
Loueynes were Lords of the Manor in C13.

Sources/Archives (7)

  • <S1> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL96NE6.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file.
  • <R1> (No record type): Dickinson P G M, Suffolk (The Little Guides), 1957, 72.
  • <M2> Photograph: CUCAP. CUCAP aerial photograph. APs: CUCAP PQ 8,9 149/986492, BJQ 5.
  • <S2> Photograph: CUCAP. CUCAP aerial photograph. CUCAP, AP BJQ 5, 15 July 1972.
  • <R2> Photograph: CUCAP. CUCAP aerial photograph. CUCAP, AP PQ 8,9 149/986492.
  • <S3> Photograph: Air Photographs. NAU, TL 985 491, JGF 11-13, 20 July 1992.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Oct 6 2014 1:23PM

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