Monument record FRD 002 - Moated Site S of Bastings Hall

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Summary

Moated Site S of Bastings Hall.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 2050 5774 (97m by 99m) Centred on
Map sheet TM25NW
Civil Parish FRAMSDEN, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Moated Site S of Bastings Hall.
Moat, unoccupied, isolated, water filled, close to parish boundary (R1). 1979: A square, water-filled moat about 200 yds S of Bastings Hall. The interior is tree covered (S1).
1981: Moat water-filled, free of weed. Interior tree-covered, some dead (S1).
1986: Moat (approx 5m wide) wet and clear. Deciduous woodland in interior, still with some dead trees. Signs of occasional use in form of ad hoc paths, a wooden bridge over the NW side of the moat, a bonfire for garden rubbish, nesting boxes, rubber dinghys, tyres suspended over the moat, and a rope ladder. (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s) says that the moat was dredged in 1982, when nothing was found except for the tracks of the traction engine which had previously been used to dredge it (S1).
Scheduled Monument.

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file.
  • <S1> Unpublished document: Department of the Environment. Scheduling information.
  • <R1> Bibliographic reference: 1911. Victoria County History, Suffolk (VCH). 609.
  • <M2> (No record type): SAM file:.
  • <R2> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM 25NW2.

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Record last edited

Apr 21 2022 2:06PM

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