Monument record BUR 012 - Moatyards

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Summary

Med moated area, 180 feet x 322 feet, near spring on meadow known as Moatyards.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 0969 7600 (429m by 352m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM07NE
Civil Parish BURGATE, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK

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Full Description

Med moated area, 180 feet x 322 feet, near spring on meadow known as Moatyards. Close to parish boundary, isolated. Excavation trials by Basil Brown in 1934/1935 revealed EMed pottery, including large part of plate - said by IPSMG to date circa 1300 - found at depth of two and half feet to three feet. The owner and farmer circa 1890, Mr Simpson made a few excavations and his daughter told Brown that burials had been found (S1)(S2)(S3).
Further ?ditches shown on APs (S4).

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Basil Brown. Basil Brown Archive. Brown B, V,45; XCIII,41; XCIV,43; XCVI,55,88; cards 77,78; map 32.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Basil Brown. Basil Brown Archive. Basil Brown archive: volumes, card index, map.
  • <M2> Photograph: CUCAP. CUCAP aerial photograph. APs: CUCAP BPH 78-79.
  • <S2> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM07NE15.
  • <S3> (No record type): SAU (Plouviez J), SMR card.
  • <S4> Photograph: CUCAP. CUCAP aerial photograph. CUCAP, APs BPH 78-79; RAF CP6/UK/1937 S154-155 (K Blood).

Finds (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Sep 19 2014 2:10PM

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