Monument record OTY 007 - Moated inclosure adjoining the churchyard of Otley

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Summary

`A moated inclosure adjoining the churchyard of Otley on the north-north- east side, with the entrance near the church, is surrounded by a trench averaging 8ft deep' (S1)(R1).

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 2048 5498 (104m by 89m)
Map sheet TM25SW
Civil Parish OTLEY, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (4)

Full Description

`A moated inclosure adjoining the churchyard of Otley on the north-north- east side, with the entrance near the church, is surrounded by a trench averaging 8ft deep' (S1)(R1). Defined on 1st ed OS map, 1837. Earthworks, ponds and ditches, adjoins NE corner of churchyard. 1987: Finds of pottery, `some years ago', reported by Mr J Taylor, Howes Farm, Martlesham, include 1 Rom C1 jar rim sherd and 1160gms Med pottery:- 19 rims (including l large jug rim), 1 strap handle, 5 base & 21 body sherds (S2).

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <R1> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM25SW5.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: (S2).
  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: 1911. VCH Suffolk 1. 614.
  • <S2> (No record type): Taylor J per SAU (Newman J & Plouviez J), finds report, March 1987.

Finds (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Apr 29 2016 10:07AM

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