COITY HIGHER, MOAT
Map Reference SS98SW
Grid Reference SS91428243
Unitary (Local) Authority Bridgend
Old County Glamorgan
Community Coity Higher
Type of Site HOMESTEAD, MOAT
Broad Class Domestic
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).