Monument record HLM 018 - Helmingham Park; The Mount; Helmingham Hall
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|Grid reference||Centred TM 182 576 (1783m by 1440m) (Centred on)|
|Civil Parish||HELMINGHAM, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK|
Type and Period (4)
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).
- <R1> SSF23077 (No record type): Whitaker J, Deer Parks of England, 1892, 143.
- <S1> SSF5729 (No record type): English Heritage, Register of Parks and Gardens of special historic interest in England, Part 39, Su.
- <S2> SSF16470 (No record type): Podd S, Deben Valley Place-Names: Helmingham c.1990, 48-9.
- <S3> SSF50026 Map: OS. OS Map. OS, 1:2500 & 1:10000 maps.
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Record last edited
May 12 2021 9:25PM