Monument record M5527 - Moated manor house near River Ryton, Worksop


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


Grid reference Centred SK 61648 79185 (176m by 260m)
Map sheet SK67NW
District Bassetlaw
Civil Parish Worksop, Bassetlaw


Type and Period (3)

Full Description

The Eyres had a moated residence (at Rayton) the site of which may still be seen near the River Ryton, to the SE of, and on lower ground than the modern farm house, the moated enclosure now being used as an orchard. (1)
Rectangular moat, marsh filled, lying on low ground beside the river. The site is covered with trees, bushes and summer herbage. Survey impracticable, details and finer points of banks and ditch cannot be determined. (2)
The published feature has been bulldozed, levelled, seeded, and is now under pasture, no details survive. The estate manager stated that no building debris had been noted during the above operations. (3)
Morph: 64.9.1 Post Medieval Moat. (4)
See L 4473 for deserted village.

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


<1> Thoroton Society, 1901, TTS, p 21 (Published document). SNT328.

<2> Phillips AS, 1959, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT1139.

<3> Colquhoun FD, 1974, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT582.

<4> RCHME, National Mapping Programme, Notts - Morph Data (Unknown). SNT1470.

Sources/Archives (5)

  • --- Aerial photograph: Data Held: Aerial Photograph.
  • <1> Published document: Thoroton Society. 1901. TTS. 5. p 21.
  • <2> Personal comment: Phillips AS. 1959. Pers Comm.
  • <3> Personal comment: Colquhoun FD. 1974. Pers Comm.
  • <4> Unknown: RCHME. National Mapping Programme, Notts - Morph Data.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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