Monument record MDS 017 - Tan Office (OS 551) (Med)

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Summary

Possible moat, all that survives is a large ditch on the W side and a fragment of the N side, with a subsidiary enclosure for farm buildings to the N (site of barn at TM 1103 6349).

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 1103 6343 (90m by 101m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM16SW
Civil Parish MENDLESHAM, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (3)

Full Description

Possible moat, all that survives is a large ditch on the W side and a fragment of the N side, with a subsidiary enclosure for farm buildings to the N (site of barn at TM 1103 6349). probable site of Reyners and Maggs Tenement.
1972: Centrally divided by mid moat? N & E arms not visible. Entrance to S, formerly cobbled. Depression in N half possible interior pond. Brick rubble N of central arm. Quantity of body sherds, 10 C13 rim sherds, 88C13- C14 rims, 2 mid C17 tyg bases and 3 fragments of lava quern found in S moated area during fieldwalking survey by R Colchester (S1)(S2).
Also PMed.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <M1> (No record type): Mendlesham survey archive: copy (S1)(S2).
  • <S1> (No record type): Colchester R, Mendlesham survey record sheet, site 17, 1972.
  • <S2> (No record type): Colchester R, A Landscape History of the Parish of Mendlesham, Ms, circa 1977.

Finds (2)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Dec 19 2011 2:01PM

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