Moated Site at Brook House

Suffolk

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Medieval

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council

Suffolk County Council

District Council

Waveney District Council

Parish

St Margaret, Ilketshall

Parliamentary Constituency

Waveney

Grid Reference

OR357357 (635661, 284676)

WGS84 Coordinates

52.4089, 1.46529

Nearest Postcode

NR35 1QS

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Notes

A medieval sub-rectangular water-filled moat situated at Brookhouse Farm approximately 875 metres to the south east of the village of Ilketshall. The moat forms an ornamental feature around the garden of Brook House. The moat surrounds a sub-rectangular central island approximately 65 metres by 57 metres and between 5 metres and 6 metres in width. The moat is fed by a stream which forms the western arm. Access to the central island is provided by a broad causeway across the eastern end of the northern arm of the moat. Scheduled.

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