Monument record BUG 005 - Medieval Moat and 17th century barns, Loom's Farm

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Summary

Medieval moat, isolated, occupied (derelict house), 3 arms of small square/ rectangle, close to BUG 004, also 17th C stable and barn and an undated pit.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 2442 5264 (120m by 107m)
Map sheet TM25SW
Civil Parish BURGH, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (7)

Full Description

Moat, isolated, occupied (derelict house), 3 arms of small square/ rectangle, close to BUG 004 (S1)(R1).

1997: Monitoring trenches for new extension on east side of farmhouse revealed one small pit, brick and tile fragments & oyster shells, but no dateable finds (S2).

2013: A building survey at the site identified a 4 bay timber-framed threshing barn, dating to the 17th C. It's frame was no longer in-tact, however, as a number of sections had been replaced. The roof was also a 20th C replacement. A 19th C cattle shed which one stood at the site had been demolished and replaced with a 20th C structure. A 17th C 2 bay milking parlour and 5 bay stable with a hayloft above was also present. Part of the stable appears to also contain re-used 16th C timbers (S3).

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <S1> (No record type): Moat file, plan, details, photos.
  • <M1> (No record type): Moat file: details, map, photos..
  • <R1> Bibliographic reference: 1911. VCH Suffolk 1. 606.
  • <S2> Unpublished document: Abbott, C.. 1997. Monitoring, Looms Farmhouse, Burgh.
  • <S3> Unpublished document: Blanchflower, J. 2013. Loom Farm Barns, Heritage Asset Assessment.

Finds (3)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Feb 5 2018 1:18PM

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