Monument record M5031 - MOAT AT DOG ISLAND, BECKINGHAM


MOAT? (Medieval); HOUSE? (Medieval); MOAT? (Medieval)


Grid reference SK 81330 89529 (point)
Map sheet SK88NW
District Bassetlaw
Civil Parish Beckingham, Bassetlaw


Type and Period (3)

Full Description

The remains of a homestead moat, the E arm of which has been destroyed by an embankment alongside the River Trent, (1)
As on 6in sheet. Pit in centre with some large slabs of stone in sides. Moat dry at present. (2)
Long description of the remains - see OS card. (4)
3 sided moat with R Trent forming the 4th side of the rectangle. The towpath and embankment separate the E side from the river. Remains of C19 brick building can be seen within the area of the moat but excluded from the scheduling. The site is too overgrown to locate the pit noted in (2). (5)
There is no indication that the site existed much before the end of the eighteenth century (6)
See M8768 for wharf, M5045 for nearby wharf, L5867 for nearby finds.

Data Held: Aerial Photograph (Aerial photograph). SNT2645.

CCL 248/0798/19a

<1> Seaman BH, 1962, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT1245.

<2> DOE, AM7 - undated, no author (Unpublished document). SNT52.

<3> Seaman BH, 1974, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT1252.

<4> SA, 1986, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT1222.

<5> Dodd A, 1988, AM107 (Unpublished document). SNT620.

<6> TPAT, 1992, Dog Island, Beckingham, Nottingham: A Report for the NRA (Unpublished document). SNT1948.

Sources/Archives (7)

  • --- Aerial photograph: Data Held: Aerial Photograph.
  • <1> Personal comment: Seaman BH. 1962. Pers Comm.
  • <2> Unpublished document: DOE. AM7 - undated, no author.
  • <3> Personal comment: Seaman BH. 1974. Pers Comm.
  • <4> Personal comment: SA. 1986. Pers Comm.
  • <5> Unpublished document: Dodd A. 1988. AM107.
  • <6> Unpublished document: TPAT. 1992. Dog Island, Beckingham, Nottingham: A Report for the NRA.

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Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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