Monument record LVM 002 - Medieval moat. (Med)

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Moat, named Lavenham Parke Lodge on 1580 map.


Grid reference Centred TL 907 499 (147m by 141m)
Map sheet TL94NW


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Moat. Rectangular, complete, dry, unoccupied. Maximum depth 2.0m in the ditch. Covered by a plantation. Approximately 1000m to church, 1800m to parish boundary.
Hunting Lodge at the southern end of the large Med deer park of th de Veres, Earls of Oxford (S1). Marked with a building symbol and named as `Lavenham Parke Lodge' on a map of 1580 (S2).
See also Rom & LVM 007.

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <M1> Photograph: National Monuments Record. Air Photograph. APs: NMR 13356/8; NAU GDP 1-2.
  • <R1> (No record type): Dickinson P G M, Suffolk little guides, 1957, 232.
  • <S1> (No record type): Dymond D, A walk around Lavenham, 1977.
  • <R2> (No record type): MHLG, Prov List 2018/11/A, 58.
  • <S2> (No record type): Dymond D & Johnstone G, Israel Amyce's Map of Melford Manor, 1580, n.d..

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  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jul 2 2018 4:00PM

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