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NEW HALL

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Site of a late 15th/16th century house and chapel and the extant remains of a moat. An E-plan house with a two storey porch was built on the site, probably soon after 1544. Part of the house, chapel and porch were recorded in 1914 but were destroyed by bombing in 1943, so that the only rem...

SOUTHORPE

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Deserted Medieval settlement, surviving as cropmarks and earthworks. These include a moat with the manor house, a hollow way, building platforms, fishponds and a ridge and furrow field system. Population declined during the 15th century. The church was demolished in the early 16th century....

BLACKGRAVE MANOR

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The buried and earthwork remains of a moated site at Blackgreves Farm. Records refer to Richard I granting the tenement to Reginald De Barres, and in 1252 Henry III granted the same lands to William de Belne, whose family retained the property until modern times despite its recorded ruin f...

ASTON BURY

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Manor house, built 1540-5, allegedly on the site of a grange and chapel. The house was altered in the 17th, 18th centuries, and in the 19th century was used as a farmhouse before being restored in 1908-9. In 1972 it was used for educational purposes. Two-storied rectangular block with cell...

ALLINGTON CASTLE

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

A square fortified country house with a moat connecting to the River Medway. The first castle on the site is believed to have been a motte and bailey constructed between 1135 and 1154. This was demolished by Henry II, having been erected without royal licence. Subsequently a small unfortif...

WETHERDEN OLD HALL

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Remains of a medieval moated site and associated fishponds. The central island is surrounded by a waterfilled moat. A building platform along the northern edge of the island is occupied by a timber framed building dating from the late 16th century and known as Wetherden Old Hall. The platf...

LITTYWOOD

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Two concentric, circular moats surrounding a manor house built circa 1400 and extended in the late 16th and late 18th/early 19th centuries. A massive cruck truss survives at the westen end of the former open hall.

MOTTRAM OLD HALL

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Multi-period house, built originally as a moated semi-fortified manor house, probably in the 15th century. Only a portion of this house survives, forming the eastern section of the present building. The manor house was altered In the late 15th or early 16th century, when the upper floors w...

COMPTON CASTLE

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Manor house of circa 1320, altered and extended circa 1450. The house was further extended and fortified circa 1500-early 16th century. Used as farm after 1750, the house was restored in 1930-55 and partly rebuilt in 1954-55. The site includes the remains of a medieval fishpond, later form...

OLD DURHAM GARDENS

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Walled gardens situated to the east of the City of Durham. These were laid out between 1630-50 and abandoned for a short period during the mid 18th century. The gardens were set out for a manor house which was demolished between 1720 and 1787. Excavations in 1989-90 and a 1990 RCHME field...