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Monument Number 318656

Hob Uid: 318656
Location :
Rotherham
Thorpe Salvin
Grid Ref : SK5378080620
Summary : Medieval moat in the valley of the Bondhay Dyke. Stream fed, it is near rectangular in plan with a modern causeway in the north west. Upstream is an earth and stone dam, now breached, probably forming a supply pond for the moat.
More information : [SK 5378 8062] SW of Nether Thorpe Farm in the valley of the Bondhay Dyke there is a homestead moat. Near rectangular in plan, it measures overall 70.0 m. E-W by 60.0m transversely: a causeway in the NW
corner is modern. Dry when visited but according to local information
it is usually waterfilled. 200 m. upstream an earth and stone dam or
pondbay has been constructed across a narrowing of the valley,
probably as a supply-pond for the moat. It measures 10.5 m in width
and is 1.5m in height but is now breached and the pond dry. AM survey
carried out. (1)

Survey of 20.10.59, unchanged. (2)

The farm at Netherwood belonged to the Priory of Worsope in the 16th century. (3)

SK 5378 8061. Netherthorpe moated site. Scheduled RSM no. 13226. (4)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 A Clarke 20-OCT-1959
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Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F2 RW Emsley 7-JUL-1965
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Source Number : 3
Source : The moated sites of Yorkshire
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Source Number : 4
Source : Scheduled Monument Notification
Source details : English Heritage, SAM List, South Yorkshire, March 1994, p 8
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : Medieval
Monument End Date : 1540
Monument Start Date : 1066
Monument Type : Moat, Pond Bay
Evidence : Earthwork

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 13226
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SK 58 SW 2
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Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SK 58 SW 2
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1965-01-07
End Date : 1965-01-07