Monument record BRG 003 - Necton Hall

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Summary

Site of Necton Hall and moat (and associated farmstead?) - only cropmarks now remain.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 880 674 (100m by 100m)
Map sheet TL86NE
Civil Parish GREAT BARTON, ST EDMUNDSBURY, SUFFOLK

Map

Type and Period (4)

Full Description

1958: TL 8807 6746 - Necton Hall on site of (NAT) Necton Hall (S1)(R1). `The square moat of Necton Old Hall is dilapidated on the N. Outside the S part of the E side is a portion of bank, over 100 ft long, indicating the former defensive additions' (S1)(R2).
March 1970: `Local enquiries revealed the ruin of the hall was pulled down some time ago and more recently the moat was bulldozed out of existence' (S1).
March 2012: clear cropmarks of trapezoidal (slightly off square) moat with entrance to north. Field boundary from E adjoins NE corner. Slighter cropmarks of probably ditched enclosure, pond etc on N/NE side of enclosure (former farm buildings?) (S3).

Features visible on Lidar. See associated files.

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <R1> (No record type): OS, 6 inch map, TL 86 NE, 1958.
  • <M1> (No record type): APs: (S2).
  • <S1> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL86NE14.
  • <S2> Photograph: Essex County Council. Air Photograph. Essex C C, AP, CP/97/13/32 & 33, June 1997.
  • <R2> Bibliographic reference: 1911. Victoria County History, Suffolk (VCH). 620.
  • <S3> Photograph: Air Photographs. Steve Wilson, emailed images sent to SCCAS, 2 March 2012 (copies in parish file).

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Sep 23 2020 9:20AM

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