Monument details

HER Number:300/1
Type of record:Archaeology
Name:Moated sites, settlement remains & field system, Southley Manor


Scheduled Monument which consists of two moated platforms and associated field systems. The larger of two shows remains of a building platform surrounded by ridge and furrow. The smaller platform is the site of the moated manor house. Southley Manor is first recorded around 1305 and a Southley Hall is mentioned in 1494. There are further areas of ridge and furrow and more possible house platforms on higher ground to the east of the moated platforms.


Monument Types

  • HOLLOW WAY (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • MANOR (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • MANOR HOUSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • MOAT ( 2 of, Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PLATFORM ( some (1-100), Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • RIDGE AND FURROW (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SALTERN (Salt working, Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD (?))
Protected Status:Scheduled Monument 1018079: Moated Sites, Settlement Remains And Associated Field System 450M East Of Southley Farm

Cheshire East Council and Cheshire West & Chester Council - Working in Partnership
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