Element record L294 - Moat, Thorpe in the Glebe


MOAT (Medieval)


Grid reference Centred SK 60072 25485 (134m by 98m)
Map sheet SK62NW
District Rushcliffe
Civil Parish Thorpe in the Glebe, Rushcliffe


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

A rectangular ditched platform now much spread by the plough, probably representing a homestead moat. (1)
Moat 700m SE of deserted village. 25m x 70m platform. Ditch 12m wide, 30m deep. (2)
Although reduced by ploughing the site is still visible on APs. (4)
See M291 - deserted village, M292 - church.

<1> Colquhoun FD, 1969, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT579.

<2> Thoroton Society, 1981, TTS, p 56 (Published document). SNT394.

<3> RAF, 1945, Air photos (Aerial photograph). SNT1161.

Other Refs: 4322-3

<4> Fairey Surveys, 1971, Vertical Air Photos (Aerial photograph). SNT681.

Other Refs: 1974, 1978

<5> TVARC, 1980, Gazetteer (Published document). SNT401.

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Personal comment: Colquhoun FD. 1969. Pers Comm.
  • <2> Published document: Thoroton Society. 1981. TTS. 85. p 56.
  • <3> Aerial photograph: RAF. 1945. Air photos.
  • <4> Aerial photograph: Fairey Surveys. 1971. Vertical Air Photos.
  • <5> Published document: TVARC. 1980. Gazetteer.

Finds (0)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (3)

Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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