Site of Possible Moat to SW of The Leasowes
The site of a moat, a wide ditch usually surrounding a building. It is marked on an Estate Map of 1766 but might date back to the Medieval period. The site is located 800m northwest of Wainbody Wood, Stoneleigh.
Possible site of a Medieval moat.
1 An estate map from 1766 calls this field ‘Moat Close’.
2 This was not accessible during a site visit in 1983 so it was impossible to verify the whether a moat eixisted at this location.