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HER Number (PRN):01649
Name:Possible icehouse, Moat Bank
Type of Record:Monument
Protected Status:Conservation Area: Marchamley

Monument Types


This site represents: a possible icehouse of post medieval date, previously interpreted as a moated site.

Parish:Hodnet, North Shropshire, Shropshire
Map Sheet:SJ52NE
Grid Reference:SJ 5940 2940

Related records: None recorded

Associated Finds: None recorded

Associated Events

  • ESA2190 - 1962 field observation by the Ordnance Survey


Remains of circular moat at Hawkstone Farm <1a>

A late C18 potato-house <1b>

The feature is a flat topped irregular mound whose purpose appears to have been to cover a large brick chamber. Adjoining it on the north west is a comparably large pit. No trace of a moat was found. OS FI 1962 <1>

Noted in Bob Jarrett's Gazetteer. <2>

<00> Shropshire County Council SMR, Site and Monuments Record (SMR) cards, SMR Card for PRN SA 01649 (Card index). SSA20722.

<01a> Victoria County History, 1908, Victoria County History 1, p. 403 (Volume). SSA178.

<01b> Whitfield J R W, 1952, Map annotation by OS Correspondent (Map annotation). SSA5974.

<01> Ordnance Survey, 1962, Ordnance Survey Record Card SJ52NE8 (Card index). SSA5975.

<02> Jarrett B, 2009, Shropshire Ice Houses Gazetteer, p.40 (Article in serial). SSA24009.


[00]SSA20722 - Card index: Shropshire County Council SMR. Site and Monuments Record (SMR) cards. SMR record cards. SMR Card for PRN SA 01649.
[01a]SSA178 - Volume: Victoria County History. 1908. Victoria County History 1. Victoria County History of Shropshire. Vol 1. p. 403.
[01b]SSA5974 - Map annotation: Whitfield J R W. 1952. Map annotation by OS Correspondent.
[01]SSA5975 - Card index: Ordnance Survey. 1962. Ordnance Survey Record Card SJ52NE8. Ordnance Survey record cards. SJ52NE8.
[02]SSA24009 - Article in serial: Jarrett B. 2009. Shropshire Ice Houses Gazetteer. Trans Shropshire Archaeol Hist Soc. 84. 34-50. p.40.
Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 1:09PM