* Medieval enclosure, Medieval fortified house, boundary ditch. Rectangular island measuring 36.5m by 42.5m.
1032 Built by Abbot Bribtmor.
12 C Early: Given to Crowland Abbey, Lincolnshire, by Thureytel.
1450’s Rebuilt and included a Hall, kitchen, bake house and granary.
1563 Sold by the Crown to Francis Hinde of Madlingley.
1578 Francis Hinde was knighted.
1596 Francis Hinde died and his son, William, inherited.
1603 William Hinde was knighted.
1609 William Hinde died and his widow, Elizabeth held it.
1615 William Hinde’s son and heir, William, sold the Manor to Thomas Hobson.
1625 Elizabeth died and Thomas Hobson took possession.
1631 Dated: Hobson left the Manor to his grandson, Thomas Hobson.
1667 Thomas Hobson died and his widow, Catherine, held the Manor.
17 C Farmhouse.
1703 Catherine died and left it to her daughter, Catherine Winde, whose lands were then given to her daughter, Alice, due to Catherine’s instability of mind. Alice was the wife of John Dacres.
1704 John Dacres died.
1721 Alice took over the Manor when her mother died.
1728 Alice left the Manor to the antiquary, Roger Gale.
1731 The smaller moat was used as a garden.
1737 Roger Gale sold it to Edward Snagge.
1739 Edward Snagge died and his cousin George Snagge held the Manor.
1753 George Snagge died and his widow, Anne, held it.
1770 Anne died and the lands were divided between Anne’s sister Mary Mart, Anne’s nephews Richard and Thomas, and niece, Anne Bachus.
1837 The lands were sold and spit up five ways.
19 C Extended.
1971 Field Investigation.
1987 The seventeenth century farmhouse was still standing.
1990’s Geophysical Survey.
1993 Evaluation by Cambridge Archaeological Unit, University of Cambridge.
1996-1997 Excavated by Cambridge Archaeological Unit, University of Cambridge.
20C Extended. A larger moat measuring 114.5m by 76m to the north, was destroyed.