Monument record COK 002 - Sutton Hall (Med)

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Summary

Moats, pottery, earthworks, vinery and 'bowling alley' locations.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 905 569 (278m by 261m)
Map sheet TL95NW
Civil Parish COCKFIELD, BABERGH, SUFFOLK
Civil Parish BRADFIELD COMBUST WITH STANNINGFIELD, ST EDMUNDSBURY, SUFFOLK

Map

Type and Period (3)

Full Description

Moat. Rectangular, circa 80m x 60m, arms circa 8m wide. Causeways in N and E arms. Wet, occupied C18 hall. Main hall outside to N after 1838. Straddles parish boundary with Bradfield Combust. Isolated, circa 1,900m from church (S1). C12 & C13 pottery in field to N & W of hall. Humps and bumps in pasture field to E of moat (S2). Tithe map records moated area to NE as `vineyard' and plot to W of moat as `Bowling Alley'. Hall, yard and gardens shown to E of moat - now gone.
Note: Also possible site of original burial place & chapel of St Edmund of circa 869 (see S5) - see Sax.

Sutton Hall.
1461 Vested in T. Lord Roos annexed to main manor BRC 001.
1575 Vested in W.Spring.
1609 R. Cutter owns.

Sources/Archives (7)

  • <S1> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL95NW6.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: (S2).
  • <M2> Photograph: National Monuments Record. Air Photograph. AP: NMR 13355/5.
  • <S2> (No record type): Baker M & Taylor M, fieldwalking report & map, February 1978.
  • <S3> Map: 1838. Bradfield Combust Tithe Map and Apportionment.
  • <S4> Map: 1843. Cockfield Tithe Map.
  • <S5> (No record type): West S E, `A New Site for the Martyrdom of St Edmund?', PSIA 35, 1983, 223-5.

Finds (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Apr 11 2019 3:18PM

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