Possible Moat at Blackgreaves Farm

Description of this historic site

The possible site of a moat, a wide ditch surrounding a building. It is visible as an earthwork and is situated 150m north east of Blackgreaves Farm.

Notes about this historic site

1 Map shows a pond.
2 Together with the shape of the buildings this could be taken to indicate a moat: E of farm are two waterfilled hollows, roughly oblong and parallel to one another.
3 The sources of several of the references on the original SMR card are uncertain.
4 Polygon adjusted based upon earthworks shown on Ordnance Survey mapping.
5 Site visit in June 1977 recorded 2 water-filled hollows, roughly oblong in shape and parallel to one another. One is beside the road, and the other north of the cricket pitch.

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