Moated Site 300m South West of Sowley Green Farm


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English Heritage

County Council

Suffolk County Council

District Council

St Edmundsbury Borough Council


Great Thurlow

Parliamentary Constituency

West Suffolk

Grid Reference

OV704704 (570374, 250797)

WGS84 Coordinates

52.1288, 0.489337

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At Sowley Green is a square, part waterfilled homestead moat situated on a South facing slope covered with trees and scrub. The arms average 72.0m long by 12.0 wide and 2.5m deep on the North side. The entrance causeway crosses the West arm, and the moat drains from the South-West angle. No trace of a building was found within the enclosure. Scheduled.

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