Moat 400m W of Pound Close Farm
The site of a moat, a wide ditch usually surrounding a building, of Medieval origin. There is evidence from aerial photographs, and from surviving earthworks. Some building debris has been found. The site is 300m northwest of Graves Coppice, Tanworth in Arden.
1 Documents relating to the manor of Forshaw date from the 13th century onwards; however the site of the manor house is uncertain. A reference in Dugdale and an RAF air photograph suggest that the site was at the above grid reference. Signs of ditches and pieces of untooled sandstone were found during a site visit.
2 The only trace of the manor house is a double moat of large extent; a coppice wood now grows where the house stood.
4 An air photograph shows a rectangular enclosure and linear features in the area that was Forshaw Park.