Monument record EYE 012 - Cranley Hall

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Scheduled Monument - Moat (partly filled in) - Cranley Hall (inhabited moat).


Grid reference Centred TM 1521 7278 (164m by 153m)
Map sheet TM17SE


Type and Period (7)

Full Description

Moat (partly filled in) - Cranley hall (inhabited moat).
Dagger, 3 horseshoes, millstone, C15 pottery (R1)(R2).
Moat shown on a C20 tracing of a map of 1626 as being only slightly more extensive than it is now. Small formal garden shown on one side of the house and a dovecote on the other, on the edge of the moat - only the timber-framed house survives of this group. Courtyard group of four farm buildings (3 of which still survive: stable, barn & ?malthouse) shown adjacent to the moat on the N side. Hall sold by Henry Grey to Myles Edgar shortly before 1626 - remained in the occupation of the Edgar family until 1705 (S1)(S2). Site mapped again in 1726 for Charles, Lord Cornwallis (S3).
March 2001: scheduled (S4)

Sources/Archives (7)

  • <S1> (No record type): Suffolk Record Office, Ipswich, HD 78: 2671 Eye.
  • <R1> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card 963-58, 1963.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: tracing of part of (S3).
  • <R2> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card 969-55, 1969.
  • <S2> (No record type): Easton T & Martin E, Cranley Hall, PSIA 37 pt 4, 1992, 395-8 (figs).
  • <S3> (No record type): Suffolk Record Office, Ipswich, HA68/484/753.
  • <S4> Scheduling record: English Heritage. Scheduled Ancient Monument file.

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Record last edited

Mar 5 2015 3:11PM

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