The rectory was often surrounded by a moat, with an entrance protected by a gatehouse.
Charley got me information about the fair, and the day before it, I set out for the Moat.
I should have done better to go down to the Moat, and be silent.
A moment later it rang home against the wall on my side of the moat.
Me she had not seen, nor did she till I darted out of my ambush, ...