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Name:moat
HER Ref:MES2539
Type of record:Monument

Designations

  • Archaeological Notification Area: Udimore historic core

Summary

Moat (rems) Manor House (site of)


Grid Reference:TQ 8635 1891
Parish:UDIMORE, ROTHER, EAST SUSSEX
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Monument Types

  • MANOR HOUSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • MOAT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • MANOR HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • MOAT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Description

(Area TQ 8635 1891) Moat (twice) (1) Remains of homestead moat (dry) enclosing church and Court Lodge. (2) The old manor-house, Court Lodge, having been pulled down, was purchased in 1912 and re-erected at Groombridge, near Tunbridge Wells. Licence to crenellate was granted in 1479. (3) Only two areas of the moat that once enclosed the church and the old Court Lodge now exist. The extant area north of the church has an average depth of 1-0m with a partly dry pond within its banks. The existing area east and south of the old Court Lodge is under close scrub with an average depth of 1.0m. The former line of the moat has been overlaid by buildings and farmland. No trace exists of the original Court Lodge. (4) Permission to crenellate granted 1479.


<2> Article in serial (Article in serial)


<3> Article in serial (Article in serial)


<4> 1952, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigators Comment (Correspondence)

Sources

<2>Article in serial: Article in serial. Rec 6" (E C Curwen udtd).
<3>Article in serial: Article in serial. VCH Sussex 9 1937 172-3.
<4>Correspondence: 1952. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigators Comment. F1 JRL 18-SEP-72.

Associated Events

  • Field observation on TQ 81 NE 2

Associated Monuments - none recorded

Associated Finds - none recorded