Monument record M5052 - MOATED SITE AT MISSON


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


Grid reference Centred SK 69298 94971 (61m by 68m)
Map sheet SK69SE
District Bassetlaw
Civil Parish Misson, Bassetlaw


Type and Period (3)

Full Description

Remains of earthworks on the E side of the village. (1)
Pear shaped moated site as on 6in sheet. Moat c 7ft deep, with no water. No sign of stone on the mound. (2)
Gravel Pit. (3)
Not a gravel pit and no evidence of such in the immediate vicinity. This is a strong, small defensive moat ; the island shows much disturbance including a rectangular pit 0.7m deep probably the result of robbery, no foundations are evident. The owners of the property have no knowledge of the history of the site. (4)
Central pear shaped mound rises c 1m above the general ground level. (5)
See M18221 for adjacent fishpond.

<1> VCH, 1906, Notts, p 313 (Published document). SNT1383.

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 DOE, AM7 - undated, no author (Unpublished document).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

<3> Fox RJ, --/03/1963, OS Corr 6in (Personal comment). SNT695.

<4> Colquhoun FD, 1974, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT582.

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 Dodd A, 1988, AM107 (Unpublished document).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

<6> Pickering J, Air photos (Aerial photograph). SNT1148.

Other Refs: 1179/29,30 (NLAP SK 7552/17,18)

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Published document: VCH. 1906. Notts. 1. p 313.
  • <2> Unpublished document: DOE. AM7 - undated, no author.
  • <3> Personal comment: Fox RJ. --/03/1963. OS Corr 6in.
  • <4> Personal comment: Colquhoun FD. 1974. Pers Comm.
  • <5> Unpublished document: Dodd A. 1988. AM107.
  • <6> Aerial photograph: Pickering J. Air photos.

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Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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