Site of Possible Moat to SW of The Leasowes

Description of this historic site

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.

Notes about this historic site

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.

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