Monument record M5197 - Hall Orchard Field moated site, East Leake


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


Grid reference SK 55220 26399 (point)
Map sheet SK52NE
District Rushcliffe
Civil Parish East Leake, Rushcliffe


Type and Period (3)

Full Description

An "ancient moated enclosure", in the old hall orchard field at E Leake, was built over by Sir Thomas Parkyn when he erected a manor house c 1710. The building was demolished c 1785. (1)
Hall Orchard Field centred at SK 55082630. (2) (3)
Nothing can be seen in Hall Orchard Field, but a ditch feature resembling a moat is evident at above grid ref. The feature does not appear to have been mutilated by building operations. (4)
Hall Orchard Field and the AP site are now both covered by modern development. (5)
See L7917 for nearby lynchet.

<1> Thoroton Society, 1945, TTS, pp 33-4 (Published document). SNT361.

<2> Seaman BH, 1961, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT1244.

<3> Kirton Rev HA, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT864.

<4> OS, Air photos (Aerial photograph). SNT983.

Other Refs: 21/03/1967, 67/011 143-4

<5> Colquhoun FD, 1975, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT583.

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Published document: Thoroton Society. 1945. TTS. 49. pp 33-4.
  • <2> Personal comment: Seaman BH. 1961. Pers Comm.
  • <3> Personal comment: Kirton Rev HA. Pers Comm.
  • <4> Aerial photograph: OS. Air photos.
  • <5> Personal comment: Colquhoun FD. 1975. Pers Comm.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

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Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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