Moated Site in Orchard Wood

West Sussex

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English Heritage

County Council

West Sussex County Council

District Council

Mid Sussex District Council


West Hoathly

Parliamentary Constituency

Mid Sussex

Grid Reference

OV366366 (536619, 128993)

WGS84 Coordinates

51.0435, -0.0509296

Nearest Postcode

RH17 6SP

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Earthworks of a Medieval moated site. Field investigations in 1971 found it to measure 60 metres east-west by 70 metres north-south; the west arm was 15 metres in width and waterfilled, the south arm 9.0 metres in width, the east arm 10 metres in width, with an outer retaining bank 6 metres wide and 0.7 metres high. There were only traces of the north arm. The original entrance appeared to be at the northwest corner.

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