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HER Number: 11272
Record Type: Monument
Name: Medieval Moat and possible Fishpond, Manor Farm

Designations

    Grid Reference: SP 468 464
    Parish:CROPREDY, CHERWELL, OXFORDSHIRE

    Monument Type(s):

    • FISHPOND? (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
    • MOAT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

    Summary

    Evidence of internal bank at NE corner and north side. A vague, ill-defined depression to the north could be the remains of an associated fishpond, but this is not clear.

    Associated Monuments

  • None
  • Associated Finds:

  • None
  • Description

    (1) Manor Farm (PRN 10410) stands on the west side of a ditched quadrilateral enclosure cut into gently sloping ground on west side of Cherwell Valley. Shows evidence of internal bank at NE corner and north side. A vague, ill-defined depression to the north could be the remains of an associated fishpond, but this is not clear
    (2) Manor Farm (dated 1693) 'Partly surrounded by a moat belonging to an earlier house'
    (3) Insufficient information to score fishpond for MPP; moat scored


    <1> Field Notes/Field Visit, C J Bond, 16.1.78 (Unpublished document). SOX261.


    <2> Pevsner, Nikolaus, 1974, The Buildings of England - Oxfordshire, p.560 (Bibliographic reference). SOX380.


    <3> MPP Documents for Oxfordshire, S Lisk, 16.6.93 (Index). SOX259.


    <4> Oxfordshire County Council, 1961, Fairey Aerial Surveys, 17.029-030 (Photograph). SOX264.

    Sources

    <1>Field Notes/Field Visit. C J Bond, 16.1.78. [Unpublished document / SOX261]
    <2>Pevsner, Nikolaus. 1974. The Buildings of England - Oxfordshire. p.560. [Bibliographic reference / SOX380]
    <3>MPP Documents for Oxfordshire. S Lisk, 16.6.93. [Index / SOX259]
    <4>Oxfordshire County Council. 1961. Fairey Aerial Surveys. print. 17.029-030. [Photograph / SOX264]