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Cottenham moated site

History of Cottenham moated site

Scheduled Monument

The monument includes the remains of a Medieval moated enclosure. The enclosure is rectangular in form measuring some 77m by 55m inclusive of the 8m wide surrounding ditches. Entrance to the moated island is provided by a ramped causeway on the south-east side. The interior of the island is raised some 2m above the surrounding land. There are now no visible earthwork remains of Medieval buildings or features on the moated island.


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