Manor House 300m SW of Sutton under Brailes

Description of this historic site

The possible site of a manor house dating to the Medieval period. The site is suggested by the presence of a moat which is visible as an earthwork. The site is located 300m north east of Stourton.

Notes about this historic site

1 On the S bank of the River Stour extensive remains of a moat mark the site of a manor house.
2 This moat contains in its E half a disturbed area, probably the foundations of the house, and, to the W, the remains of an internal fishpond. The ‘stone’ published on the OS 6″ map with the moat no longer exists.
3 Noted.
4 Noted.
5 Plan.
6 Finds made by metal detectors in 1995: lead strap-end.
7 Medieval strap end found in Stourton in 1995. No specific grid reference given.