SJ9470 : Medieval moat at Ridge Hall Farm

taken 4 months ago, near to Langley, Cheshire, Great Britain

Medieval moat at Ridge Hall Farm
Medieval moat at Ridge Hall Farm
This is the highest medieval moat in the county of Cheshire on around the 230 metre contour and the only one on a hillside. It is fairly complete - 3 sides of a rectangle - with partial standing water. Scheduled monument.

This is the north-western arm, which appears to have been partially cleared out, as this area is shown as an orchard on older OS maps.

(On private land, photo taken with permission)
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Date Taken
Thursday, 26 April, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 1 May, 2018
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Country estates 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9405 7048 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:13.8794N 2:5.4356W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9403 7050
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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