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Monument details

HER Number:TR 04 SE 1
Type of record:Monument
Name:Hometead moat, Quarrington, Mersham


The homestead moat at Quarrington, to the north of Mersham, is almost complete and remains water filled. The area is scheduled as an ancient monument and is visible on the Ordnance Survey 1st edition map of c.1861.

Grid Reference:TR 0592 4115
Map Sheet:TR04SE

Monument Types

  • MANOR HOUSE (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1540 AD)
  • MOAT (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD? (between) to 1900 AD? (between))
Protected Status:Scheduled Monument 1017538: MEDIEVAL MOATED SITE, QUARRINGTON MANOR

Full description

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[TR 0593415] Moat (NR) (1) The homestead moat at Quarrington, in the north of Mersham parish, is almost complete. (2) Homestead moat, complete and water filled. Published 25" Survey revised. (3)

<1> OS 6" 1938-9 (OS Card Reference). SKE48357.

<2> VCh Kent 1 1903 428 (IC Gould) (OS Card Reference). SKE50822.

<3> F1 CFW 03-MAY-63 (OS Card Reference). SKE42404.

<4> Field report for monument TR 04 SE 1 - May, 1963 (Bibliographic reference). SKE5166.

Sources and further reading

Cross-ref. Source description
<1>OS Card Reference: OS 6" 1938-9.
<2>OS Card Reference: VCh Kent 1 1903 428 (IC Gould).
<3>XYOS Card Reference: F1 CFW 03-MAY-63. [Mapped feature: #505 moated site, ]
<4>Bibliographic reference: Field report for monument TR 04 SE 1 - May, 1963.