Monument record CRO 002 - Medieval moat.

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Summary

Moat.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 138 575 (235m by 303m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM15NW
Civil Parish CROWFIELD, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK

Map

Type and Period (3)

Full Description

Moat. Uninhabited. Part only of large trapezoid moat. Mound at N end of NE arm. "Crowfield Hall" on OS - site of, no trace (S1).
1972: Only NE, SE and a fragment of the SW arm of the most survive - circa 10m average width & waterfilled. At N end of NE arm at TM 1385 5758 is an earthern mound overgrown with trees, circa 27m across and 2.5m high. Moat originally partly surrounded Crowfield Hall, now pulled down (S1)(R1). At TM 1375 5760 are the remains of an octagonal brick built dovecote of unknown date (S1).

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <R1> (No record type): Whites History of Suffolk.
  • <S1> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM15NW14.

Finds (0)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Oct 16 1989 12:00AM

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