It is surrounded with walls and towers, and defended by a large moated castle of great strength.
Rose Hall, in the vicinity, is a moated manor of brick, of the 16th century.
Prospering by the law, William Howard of Wiggenhall rose to knight's rank and acquired by purchase Grancourt's manor in East Winch, near Lynn, where he had his seat in a moated house whose ruins remain.
In this period of anarchy the native princes of Glamorgan had their principal demesne, not at the camp but a mile to the north at Llystalybont, now merely a thatched farmhouse, while some Saxon invaders threw up within the camp a large moated mound on which the Normans about the beginning of the 12th century built the great shellkeep which is practically all that remains of their original castle.
Among secular buildings, there is none more venerable than the Tower of London (q.v.), the moated fortress which overlooks the Thames at the eastern boundary of the City.
of Wrotham is the village of Ightham, in which is a fine quadrangular moated manor-house, the Mote, in part of the 14th century, but with portions of Tudor dates.
In the vicinity are New Hall, an interesting mansion of the 13th century, with a hall of the 16th, used as a boys' school; and Peddimore Hall, a moated mansion of the ancient family of Arden, of which there are slight remains.
The canal traffic is in wood, iron, coal, building materials, &c. A modern hospital and church, and the hotel de ville installed in an old moated château, are the chief buildings.
The fort and citadel to the north-east are built well above the town on a barren mound and are walled and moated.
At a short distance from the town is a moated Elizabethan half-timbered house, and also an ancient barrow of great extent.
This is a very attractive example of a moated castle, originally owned by the Tunstall family.
The moats were then categorized as ' moated enclosures with stronger defensive works ' .
Then, believing he is possessing her, he shares a bed with Mariana of the moated grange.
After much effort (& a nice high tide) get the sea moated round it.
Neachells Hall was a moated homestead which stood for many years on the Wolverhampton side of the road near its junction with Strawberry Lane.
The National Trust's magnificent 15th century moated manor of Oxburgh Hall is just fields away.
The hall had been the moated mansion of the Levesons, a family who had made their money through the wool trade.
moated 13th century castle - once the home of Anne Boleyn - set in award-winning gardens.
moated enclosure in the mid 13th century.
moated mound where their manor house stood can still be seen in the meadows close to the two remaining medieval fish ponds.
moated mansion of the Levesons, a family who had made their money through the wool trade.
moated manor of Oxburgh Hall is just fields away.
moated manor house.
The moated mound where their manor house stood can still be seen in the meadows close to the two remaining medieval fish ponds.
Kentwell Hall Kentwell - a romantic, moated, mellow redbrick Tudor mansion in a tranquil parkland setting.
There are larger enclosures to the north, possibly connected with the farm, with a small moated island which has a stone revetment.
The ruin of the ancient moated castle of Codnor stands, overlooking the vale of the Erewash, on land which was once Codnor Park,, and is now the site of large ironworks.
The canal traffic is in wood, iron, coal, building materials, &c. A modern hospital and church, and the hotel de ville installed in an old moated chÃ¢teau, are the chief buildings.
The approach Wood Hall was a moated manor house: the manor was surrounded by a moat to provide an element of protection.
The quarter extends to the strong moated citadel, which guards the harbour on the north-east.
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