Monument record BRG 003 - Necton Hall

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


Grid reference Centred TL 880 674 (100m by 100m)
Map sheet TL86NE


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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Record last edited

Aug 18 2022 2:18PM

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