Monument record HEV 008 - Deer Park and Landscape Park; Heveningham Park.

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Summary

Heveningham Park associated with Heveningham Hall. Deer Park later landscaped by Lancelot 'Capability' Brown 1781-82.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 3533 7312 (1921m by 2944m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM37SE
Civil Parish HEVENINGHAM, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK
Civil Parish HUNTINGFIELD, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK
Civil Parish WALPOLE, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK

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Full Description

Heveningham Park.

Documentary evidence for deer park c.1533 quoting a grant of a buck and a doe to Nicholas Bacon (S4)

Landscaped by Lancelot 'Capability' Brown during 18th century. Formal gardens & pleasure grounds circa 4 ha, enclosed by ha-ha by Brown, landscape park circa 175 ha; 1781-1782 by Capability Brown, also 1877 works. Grounds include walled garden, orangery (Wyatt). Beyond ha-ha to E, scattered planting of trees by Brown, partly on site of bastioned viewpoint removed by him. Lake (formerly ?) crossed by causeway carrying drive set with limes. Remains of avenue N of lake & to SW. Late C18 lodge. Temple (? Wyatt) (S1).

Park plotted after Hodskinson's 1793 map (S3). Definition amended to include areas mapped by English Heritage (S1) in October 1995.

TM 3473 7327: Circular thatched ice-house approached by thatched passage, set in trees (S1). See HEV 017.

Sources/Archives (8)

  • <R1> (No record type): Country Life, 25 April 1908, 594; 19 September 1925, 432, 18 September 1969, 670.
  • <S1> (No record type): English Heritage, Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Interest in England: Part 39 Suffolk, und.
  • <R2> Bibliographic reference: Pevsner N & Radcliffe E. 1974. The Buildings of England: Suffolk. Pevsner N & Radcliffe E, Suffolk, 1981.
  • <S2> Map: OS. OS Map. OS, 1:25000 map, TM 3473-3573, 1978.
  • <R3> (No record type): Stroud D, Capability Brown, 1975.
  • <S3> Cartographic materials: Hodskinson, J.. 1783. The County of Suffolk surveyed.
  • <R4> Unpublished document: Williamson,T. & Taigel, A.. 1992-1994. A Survey of Historic Parks and Gardens in Suffolk.
  • <S4> Unpublished document: Hoppitt, R.. 1992. The Development of Parks in Suffolk from the C11th to the C17th (PhD thesis, UEA).

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Record last edited

May 24 2018 1:45PM

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