Monument record M18237 - Moated Manor House and Fishponds, Gamston


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


Grid reference SK 60000 37099 (point)
Map sheet SK63NW
District Rushcliffe
Civil Parish Gamston (R), Rushcliffe


Type and Period (4)

Full Description

Moated enclosure - 3 sides well preserved and the begining of a fourth, mainly lost by the construction of the Grantham Canal (1792). Adjacent to stream. Other earthworks adjoining. All surveyed 1983 by NICE team, also earthworks to E of stream around village. (1)
Med moated site - probably the site of the manor house of Luterells ("there is in Gamston a capital messuage" 1297) Probably not occupied by 1419 at the latest. Partially cut by Grantham Canal. 2 fishponds associated, one fed by Broomsby Ditch and one, roughly rectangular, fed by spring and drainage. (2)
Grid ref centred.
See M781 for deserted village and cross refs to associated features.

Data Held (Document). SNT2647.

doc 348, Arch Office

<1> Hills MH, 31/03/1983, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT774.

Other Refs: TVARC/NICE

<2> Bishop MW, 1983, Report - Gamston (Unpublished document). SNT497.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • --- Document: Data Held.
  • <1> Personal comment: Hills MH. 31/03/1983. Pers Comm.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Bishop MW. 1983. Report - Gamston.

Finds (0)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (2)

Related Events/Activities (0)

Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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