Site of Moat at Hillmorton

Description of this historic site

The site of a moat, a wide ditch usually surrounding a building. The site has now been built over, but was previously visible as an earthwork. It dated from the Medieval period, and was associated with the Manor House at Hillmorton, 200m southwest of the church.

Notes about this historic site

1 The manor house was moated round, which is now filled up.
2 The ancient manor house stood within a moated area. The moat has been recently filled up.
3 The area has been developed as a housing estate.

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