Monument record BAC 008 - Russell's Hill Moated Site

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Scheduled Monument - Moated Site.


Grid reference Centred TM 058 647 (122m by 106m)
Map sheet TM06SE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Moated Site.
1971: An enclosure approximately 50 yards square, formed by a 15 feet wide ditch, 7 to 10 feet deep with a 4 to 6 feet counterscarp. Causeway on N side may be modern. In a wood. The other moated sites in the vicinity have been largely reclaimed for arable (S1).
1981: Interior covered with scrub and trees, a few dead. Ditch mostly dry, some water near the causeway (S1).
1991: Grant given for maintaining monument. Trees and scrub tidied last year (S3).

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <M1> (No record type): SAM file:.
  • <S1> Unpublished document: Department of the Environment. Scheduling information.
  • <S2> (No record type): OS, 1:10560 map TM 06 SE, circa 1958.
  • <S3> (No record type): Suff Pres Soc (Paul Edwards) survey, table of results, 1991.

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Related Events/Activities (4)

Record last edited

Jun 26 2009 9:24AM

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