Monument record BRP 006 - Hill Farm

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Moat, occupied, isolated, near parish boundary, part gone, probably square.


Grid reference Centred TM 4303 8122 (64m by 72m)
Map sheet TM48SW


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Moat, occupied, isolated, near parish boundary, part gone, probably square originally. Backfilled 1971 (S1).
House gone too. Site visited by volunteer Chris Davey September 1985, notes made - see parish file (S2).
October 1999: Documentary search and trenched evaluation following planning application to build two poultry houses, located good surviving evidence for deposits of C13/C14 (contemporary with the moat) and earlier C12 pottery within a preserved island build-up layer. Also remains of C19 farmhouse. Details in (S4).

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <S1> (No record type): SAU (Carr R D), undated.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: SAU (Davey C L), moats survey, September 1985 (ill).
  • <S2> (No record type): SAU (Davey C L), September 1985.
  • <S3> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM48SW(M).
  • <S4> Unpublished document: Newman, J., and Anderson, S.. 1999. Evaluation Report: Moated Site, Hill Farm, Brampton.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Sep 20 2017 4:01PM

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