Moated Site at Blundeston Hall

Suffolk

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Medieval
Moat

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council

Suffolk County Council

District Council

Waveney District Council

Parish

Blundeston

Parliamentary Constituency

Waveney

Grid Reference

OR520520 (651998, 297042)

WGS84 Coordinates

52.5125, 1.71432

Nearest Postcode

NR32 5BN

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Notes

Moated site located in a small valley to the east of the present Blundeston Hall. The moat arms range in width from 10 metres to 14 metres on the west, south and east sides, narrowing to 8 metres on the north side. The moat is water-filled. The sub-rectangular central island has internal dimensions of approximately 80 metres NNE-SSW, by 36 metres at the southern end and 20 metres at the north. No building remains are visible. The site is identified with the medieval manor of Blundeston Hall, recorded from the early 13th century. Scheduled.

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