Monument record CRP 001 - Medieval circular moat and findspot of Medieval pottery and mortar.

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Circular moat levelled by bulldozer, November 1959, soilmark 90m E-W by 70m NW-SE, see details.


Grid reference Centred TM 0790 5655 (139m by 152m)
Map sheet TM05NE


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Circular moat levelled by bulldozer, November 1959, R Jardine (S1). Now shows as an oval soil mark 90m E-W by 70m NW-SE, with a ditch that averages 8m in width. Situated on the alluvial floodplain of the River Gipping. Scatter of red brick and tile fragments noted 1979 (S2). Aerial photographs show a smaller and slighter curving ditch forming an attached enclosure on the N side (S3).
Fieldwalking 1983-4 produced EMed pottery, C13-C14 pottery and a small amount of part-green-glazed pottery, together with a stone mortar and fragments of a bronze pot (S4). Recorded as `Moat Piece', arable, 1 acre 8 perches, owned by Sir William Beauchamp Proctor 1839 (S5).
Shown on OS 1: 10560 map (S3).
Compare FKM 005 & FNN 005.

Sources/Archives (10)

  • <M1> (No record type): APs: ACZ 16, 17, ALD 16.
  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Archaeol in Suff, 1959, PSIA, 28 pt 2, 1960, 162.
  • <S2> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM05NE18.
  • <M2> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: finds report; notes.
  • <S3> (No record type): SAU, APs ACZ 16, 17, ALD 16.
  • <S4> (No record type): Birch Mel & Wendy, 1983-4.
  • <S5> Map: 1839. Creeting St Peter Tithe Map and Apportionment. Suffolk Record Office, Ipswich, Tithe Apportionment, FDA 75/A1/1a & b.
  • <S6> (No record type): OS, 1:10560 map, TM 05 NE, circa 1958.
  • <S7> (No record type): OS, AP, 93 335 161, June 1993.
  • <S8> Photograph: Farrands. Air Photograph. Farrands RH, AP, 1962.

Finds (3)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Aug 12 2014 1:19PM

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