Monument record BNG 006 - Moat Plantation

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Long pond, parallel sided, stream-fed at the north end.


Grid reference Centred TL 9684 7742 (75m by 85m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TL97NE


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Long pond, parallel sided, c. 80m x 25m, stream-fed at the north end. Now silted water surrounded by woodland and with yew trees lining the sides (S1). Shown on the Enclosure Map of 1798 as a regularly shaped pond with parallel and straight long sides, with a curved southern end and a straighter northern one. Shown as set with hedged fields, the southern end penetrating through a hedge line (S2).
Probably a fishpond associated with Barningham Hall, on whose land it lay in 1798. Marked as `moat' on 1843 tithe map (S3).

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <S1> (No record type): Bolton, Tango, FWAG, 1994.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: (S1) and part copy of (S2).
  • <S2> (No record type): Lingwood, W.J.M.. Lingwood W J M, tracing of 1798 Enclosure Map; original in SRO(B).
  • <S3> Map: 1843. Barningham Tithe Map. Barningham Tithe Map, 1843, SRO(B) T54A/2.

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Record last edited

Jul 21 2009 1:11PM

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