Possible Moat at Thelsford Priory

Description of this historic site

The site of a possible moat, a wide ditch usually surrounding a building, at Thelsford Priory. Excavation has uncovered its design and extent. It is situated 150m south west of Theslford Bridge, Charlecote.

Notes about this historic site

1 Excavation in 1966 indicated that the priory covered 1.7 ha and was bounded on the S and W sides by a large ditch or moat, onthe E by the present road and on the N by Thelsford Brook.
2 Excavation also revealed a deep area near to Thelsford Brook which may have been a continuation of the moat/ditch or a fishpond.
3 Area of SAM revised 1996.

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