Site of Broom Hall Moat
The site of Broom Hall Moat, a wide ditch usually surrounding a building. It dates to the Medieval period. It is marked on the Ordnance Survey map of 1926, and was situated 150m west of Broom Hall Canal Bridge, Lapworth.
1 Moat marked.
2 Broom Hall. Once ‘a considerable mansion surrounded by a moat’. Fishponds also exist.
3 The farmhouse dates in part from the mid 16th century. No mention of the moat.
4 The supposed moat is actually a wide stream bed.
5 Noted in moats survey.