COITY HIGHER, MOAT

Site Details



NPRN
300354
Map Reference
SS98SW
Grid Reference
SS91428243
Unitary (Local) Authority
Bridgend
Old County
Glamorgan
Community
Coity Higher
Type of Site
MOAT;HOMESTEAD
Broad Class
Domestic
Period
Medieval

Site Description

1. The site is defined on three sides only by a ditch, the N side now open. The ditch is most evident on the W and S but has now been partially filled in at the SE corner. It measures, on the W 27.5m long, on the E 39.6m long and on the S 38m long.
A short length of low stony bank lies on the inner scarp of the ditch on the E side.
2. NAR SS98SW3
Suggested to have been a hunting lodge associated with a park, depicted in the locality in 1578.
Parc/Park Farm (NGR SS92078235) may commemorate the park, whilst an extensive warren to the N (Nprn24458) may haveformed a part of the same elite landscape, attached to Coity Castle (Nprn94504).
J.Wiles 16.01.03

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