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Monument Number 388947

Hob Uid: 388947
Location :
Suffolk
Mid Suffolk
Hoxne
Grid Ref : TM1807677567
Summary : A moated site surrounding the vicarage of St Peter and St Paul's church at the northern end of the village of Hoxne. It has been suggested that this was originally the site of the palace of the Bishops of Norwich in Hoxne, although by the 14th century the palace was located within New Park, on the opposite side of the road which runs past the western side of the moat. The moat ranges from about 7.5 metres to 12 metres in width and contains water. The moat borders the north and west sides of a rectangular platform measuring circa 88 metres north-south by 55 metres.
More information : (TM 1805 7760) Moat (NR) (1)

An oblong moat surrounds the vicarage, except where the SE angle has been levelled. (2)

A sub-rectangular homestead moat measuring overall c 110.0m NS by c.70.0m EW, with waterfilled arms c 10.0m wide. The SE corner has been filled, and much of the interior has been landscaped with a pond on the N side. The vicarage is c 16 c, much modernised and not outstanding. Published survey (25") revised. (3)

A moated site surrounding the vicarage of St Peter and St Paul's church at the northern end of the village of Hoxne. It has been suggested that this was originally the site of the palace of the Bishops of Norwich in Hoxne, although by the 14th century the palace was located within New Park, on the opposite side of the road which runs past the western side of the moat. The moat ranges from about 7.5 metres to 12 metres in width and contains water. The moat borders the north and west sides of a rectangular platform measuring circa 88 metres north-south by 55 metres. (4)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : 6" 1928
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Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : VCH Suff I 1911 611
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Source Number : 3
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 PAS 26-NOV-73
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Source Number : 4
Source : Scheduled Monument Notification
Source details : 07-Mar-02
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : Medieval
Monument End Date : 1540
Monument Start Date : 1066
Monument Type : Moat
Evidence : Earthwork

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 30603
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : TM 17 NE 2
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON TM 17 NE 2
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1973-11-26
End Date : 1973-11-26
Associated Activities : Primary, THE VICARAGE, LOW STREET
Activity type : EXCAVATION
Start Date : 2007-01-01
End Date : 2008-12-31
Associated Activities : Primary, LAND AT ABBEY FARM
Activity type : GEOPHYSICAL SURVEY
Start Date : 2017-01-01
End Date : 2017-12-31