Orchard Way

  • Godmanchester, Huntingdonshire
  • OSGB – TL 246 707
  • Scheduled Monument
  • Monument Number 366837



Medieval moat and monastic dwellings. The island measuring 229.6ft by 262.4ft, the moat measuring 6.5-9.8ft wide and 6.5ft deep and the external bank to the north measuring 1.6ft high.

Owned by the Prior of Merton.


1276                              Mentioned.

1538                              Lands given to Westminster Abbey. House was possibly demolished.

16th C                            On map.

19th C                            South west arm of the moat filled in.

1998                              Scheduled.


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