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

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Summary

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

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 0790 5655 (139m by 152m)
Map sheet TM05NE
Civil Parish CREETING ST PETER OR WEST CREETING, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK

Map

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 Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service.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

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Aug 12 2014 1:19PM

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