Great Staunton: Cretingsbury: Old Manor House

  • Great Staunton, Huntingdonshire
  • OSGB – TL 1156 6307
  • Scheduled Monument
  • Monument Number 363502


*                                    Sub-rectangular Medieval manorial complex with motte measuring 650ft by 430ft. The moat was wide and deep. The outer bank measuring 4-5ft high and 6-8ft above the bottom of the moat, and internally the rampart measuring 9ft wide and 18 inches high. Has an inner moat with the moat on the south side measuring 6-9ft deep and wet, the entrance is to the east of the bailey and the buildings were at the north east corner.

1294                              Before: Manor house of Sir Adam de Creting who had married the daughter of William de Crioll.

1971                              Field Investigation.

1977                              Field Investigation.

1987                              Scheduled.

1999                              Field Investigation.


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