Monument record SEM 002 - Moat, roughly rectangular,

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Moat, roughly rectangular, on the edge of St Margaret's Green


Grid reference Centred TM 322 836 (97m by 77m)
Map sheet TM38SW


Type and Period (3)

Full Description

Moat, roughly rectangular, on the edge of St Margaret's Green (S1). Marked on the OS 1:10560 map. Interior occupied by a red brick barn with a pantiled roof; a timber-framed house within the enclosure was burnt down within living memory (S2).
Scatter of C15-C16 pottery (? with some C17) found outside NE corner; C15- C16 pottery (? with some C14) and lava mill stone fragments were also found outside SW corner (S2).
January 1999: Scheduled. Details in (S3).
2006: Geophysical survey identified substantial remains of all structures depicted in the 1870's and shows that there are also extensive earlier structures (S4).

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <S1> (No record type): SAU (West S E), undated.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file : fieldwalking report.
  • <M2> Scheduling record: English Heritage. Scheduled Ancient Monument file. (S2).
  • <S2> Unpublished document: English Heritage. English Heritage, Scheduling Information, May 1999.
  • <S2> (No record type): Hardy M J, 1986.
  • <S4> Unpublished document: Roseveare M J & Wiesker B. 2006. Surveys at the Barn, South Elham, Suffolk, Geophysical Survey Report.

Finds (2)

Protected Status/Designation

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Related Events/Activities (4)

Record last edited

Aug 10 2017 3:11PM

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