Monument record SUY 003 - Wood Hall Moated Site
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|Grid reference||Centred TL 876 428 (96m by 101m)|
|Civil Parish||SUDBURY, BABERGH, SUFFOLK|
Type and Period (4)
Rectangular moat around presumed site of Med manor house enclosing area 200 by 150 feet. Occupied - Wood Hall stands in SE corner. Moat overgrown with dense undergrowth, some standing water (S1).
Two complete and two incomplete arms shown on OS map. Isolated, close to parish boundary. Scheduled area excludes Wood Hall and SE corner of moat (destroyed).
1991: In industrial estate. Moat overgrown, silted up. One arm cut off by new road. Two houses within moat boarded up, adjacent barn just outside moat becoming derelict (S2). Adjacent barn as shown on Brewers Map 1714, also Dovecote to south outside moat (S3). Large house, brickwalls, dovecot, barn & shed shown on Brewer's map of 1714.
1995: rapid earthwork survey - details in (S4, in parish file).
- <M1> SSF43268 (No record type): SAM file:.
- <S1> SSF5242 Unpublished document: Department of the Environment. Scheduling information.
- <S2> SSF21759 (No record type): Suff Pres Soc (Paul Edwards) survey, table of results, 1991.
- <M2> SSF50072 Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: Planning & management suggestions. Visit report..
- <S3> SSF6643 (No record type): Freeman Edith, `Sudbury's Story A Thousand Years in the History of a Small English Town'.
- <S4> SSF50064 Unpublished document: Survey. Suffolk Archaeological Unit, Survey report, 9/3/1995, ill.
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Events/Activities (5)
- Event - Survey: Earthwork survey, Wood Hall Moat, Sudbury (ESF19594)
- Event - Survey: Site Visit by DOE (Chant K) (Ref: DOE (Chant K)) (ESF13823)
- Event - Survey: Site Visit by DOE (Paterson H) (Ref: DOE (Paterson H)) (ESF13575)
- Event - Survey: Site Visit by DOE (PLD) (Ref: DOE (PLD)) (ESF12941)
- Event - Survey: Survey by OS (Ref: OS) (ESF14494)
Record last edited
Aug 15 2022 1:18PM