Monument record HLM 018 - Helmingham Park; The Mount; Helmingham Hall

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Helmingham Park.


Grid reference Centred TM 182 576 (1783m by 1440m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM15NE


Type and Period (4)

Full Description

Helmingham Park. Park of special historic interest. Details in (S1). Not shown on Saxton's Map of Suffolk 1575, but a rental of 1631 mentions the Old Park (122 acres) and the New Park (34 acres)(S2).
Deer park of 162 ha with scattered and grouped oaks from C13 and C14 & older. For C16 & later house & moats etc., see HLM 003.
Area includes `The Mount', C18 earthwork mound to W of large pond crowned with an obelisk built in 1860 from re-used brick from summerhouse of 1760s (S1)(S3).

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <R1> (No record type): Whitaker J, Deer Parks of England, 1892, 143.
  • <S1> (No record type): English Heritage, Register of Parks and Gardens of special historic interest in England, Part 39, Su.
  • <S2> (No record type): Podd S, Deben Valley Place-Names: Helmingham c.1990, 48-9.
  • <S3> Map: OS. OS Map. OS, 1:2500 & 1:10000 maps.

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Record last edited

May 12 2021 9:25PM

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