TQ5276 : Slade Green, Howbury Moat

taken 13 years ago, near to Slade Green, Bexley, Great Britain

Slade Green, Howbury Moat
Slade Green, Howbury Moat
The walls of Howbury Moat date back to the 12th century, although a manor house occupied the site well over a thousand years ago. Several rebuilds occurred over the years, and notable occupants include Odo, Bishop of Bayeux and the distinguished admiral, Sir Cloudesley Shovel.

The last house to occupy the site was of 17th century build, inhabited until 1935 after which, it fell into ruin.

Behind the moated area to the left can be seen the 17th century tithe barn.
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TQ5276, 76 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 26 June, 2004   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 22 May, 2006
Category
Moat   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 526 766 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:28.0679N 0:11.7336E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 526 765
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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