Monument record RGV 022 - Redgrave Park (Med)

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Summary

"Redgrave Park was a deer park of about 200 acres enclosed by oak palings and is shown on Saxton's map of 1575" .

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 057 769 (1446m by 1474m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM07NE
Civil Parish BOTESDALE, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK
Civil Parish REDGRAVE, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (3)

Full Description

"Redgrave Park was a deer park of about 200 acres enclosed by oak palings and is shown on Saxton's map of 1575" (S1)(R1)(R2)(S4).
Relatively extensive ?pale & ?partition banks shown on 1:10560 map (S2). Now only apparently survive in NW quadrant - rest ploughed away? (S3). For Redgrave Hall, originally hunting lodge of Abbots of Bury, see RGV 014. The deerpark is first documented circa 1540 (SRO/B P551/1066) but may originate much earlier.
For landscaping by Capability Brown, see PMed. Formerly recorded under RGV 014.
For PMed ice-house on N edge of park, see RGV 023.

Sources/Archives (7)

  • <R1> (No record type): Whitaker J, The Deer Parks & Paddocks of England, 1892, 144.
  • <S1> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM07NE37, 1977.
  • <S2> (No record type): OS, 1:10560 map, TM 07 NE, circa 1958.
  • <R2> (No record type): Shirley E P, English Deer Parks, 1867, 118.
  • <S3> (No record type): OS, 1:10000 map, TM 07 NE, 1984.
  • <S4> Bibliographic reference: Liddiard, R. (ed). 2007. The Medieval Park: New Perspectives. Hoppitt R, 'Hunting Suffolk's Parks: towards a reliable chronology of imparkment' 157, 162.
  • <S5> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.

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Record last edited

Apr 21 2021 9:49AM

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