Site of Moat at Umberslade Hall

Description of this historic site

The site of a moat at Umberslade Hall, a wide ditch usually surrounding a building. It dates to the Medieval period, and is situated 400m south of Pound House Lane.

Notes about this historic site

1 The present house is 17th century and replaces an ancient manor house which was surrounded by a moat, and also had a gatehouse. The moat was filled up in the reign of James I.
2 There are no remains of the earlier house, gatehouse or moat.

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