Monument record THD 003 - Moat Farm, Hestley Green

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Summary

Moat.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 156 666 (143m by 177m)
Map sheet TM16NE
Civil Parish THORNDON, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK

Map

Type and Period (4)

Full Description

Moat. Small, rectangular, with enclosures, part occupied. At the S end of Hestley Green (S1).
E side of moat survives as a wet moat. NW corner has been redug. House originally had an open hall. Building heightened in C17 and given display gables at the front and back (now removed but internal structure survives). Complex of interlinked ponds/moat to the S, purpose unclear, ?fishponds (S2).

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <S1> (No record type): SAU, APs BDR 4-5.
  • <M1> (No record type): APs: BDR 4-5.
  • <R1> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM16NE8.
  • <S2> (No record type): SAU, Martin E, 1995.
  • <M2> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: annotated maplet.

Finds (0)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Oct 7 2014 11:14AM

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