Monument record MDM 001 - Withersdale Hall

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Moat, rounded trapezoid, unoccupied, but adjoining Withersdale Hall, isolated (S1).


Grid reference Centred TM 281 805 (95m by 72m)
Map sheet TM28SE


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Moat, rounded trapezoid, unoccupied, but adjoining Withersdale Hall, isolated (S1).
Sherds of grey ware, C13 - C14 including section of milk skimming dish with finger decoration, oyster shell and bones of pig and sheep from moated site. Excavated by donor, given by Vincent Mattei, The Old Rectory, Mendham, Harleston, Norfolk (S2).
Pottery sherds found in garden soil, known to have been stripped from moated area within last 20 years. All C13 - C14. 1 jetton (French, early C15) retained by finder (S3).
Hall name given as Withersdale Hall on OS map 1:10560 , undated,but Whithersdale Hall on 1:10000, 1980 (S4) (S5).

Sources/Archives (8)

  • <S1> Source Unchecked: West Dr S E. ND. SAU (West S E), undated. SAU (West S E), undated.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file : site report October 1982 contained in description above (S3).
  • <S2> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card, 970-119, 1970.
  • <S3> (No record type): Hardy M J, October 1982.
  • <S4> (No record type): OS 1:10560 map, date unknown.
  • <S5> (No record type): OS 1:10000 map, 1980.
  • <S6> (No record type): Copinger, Manors of Suffolk, IV, 75 116.
  • <S7> Bibliographic reference: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Archaeol in Suff 1984, PSIA,36, 1985, (1), 47.

Finds (3)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Mar 30 2016 9:59AM

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