Keys to the Past

Fozy Moss moated site and fishpond (Simonburn)

This is an unusual medieval site surrounded by a moated site lying in a flat low-lying position on an area of open moorland. The moat is oval in shape and enclosed by a ditch. There is an entrance on the south-west side. The inside of the enclosure is raised and there are faint traces of buildings to be seen. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N7836
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument
Event(s):AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY, Hadrian's Wall Landscape from Chesters to Greenhead 1999; T GATES

See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Simonburn

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