Monument record CAM 033 - Cavenham Park; Cavenham Hall (PMed)

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Cavenham Park & Hall, see details. Listed building.


Grid reference Centred TL 7619 6926 (930m by 1116m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TL76NE


Type and Period (4)

Full Description

Cavenham Park & Hall. Hall existed from at least 1773 (S6). (New) Cavenham Hall built 1898/99, designed by Andrew Noble Prentice for H E M Davies (S7) (S9). Demolished in 1949. (S8) H S Waddington (1840- 1870s) resident of Hall, MP for Bury St Edmunds (S1). Hall (still plotted) & Park plotted approx after (S2).
1836: On OS 1st ed `Cavenham Hall' named within defined Park but only buildings (substantial) shown appear to be in area of present `Park Cottage', which is listed (Grade II) as former stable block & coach houses of c. 1899 (S3) at TL 7616 6965 with curved driveway lead to them from SE & SW (from `Lodge') - presumably original Hall, as shown by Hodskinson 1783 (S4), parts of which may survive within the later stable block etc.
Occupied by Thos Le Blanc Esq in 1783 (S4) & (?) Sir Simon le Blanc (1748- 1816), Norfolk circuit judge (S1).
On Emanuel Bowen's 1755 map (same?) house shown and occupied by `Webb Esq' (S5). History, details and maps in (S6).
See also (R1).
See details in Lost Country Houses of Suffolk by WM Roberts.

Sources/Archives (11)

  • <R1> Unpublished document: Williamson,T. & Taigel, A.. 1992-1994. A Survey of Historic Parks and Gardens in Suffolk.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: (S6).
  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Goult. W. 1990. A Survey of Suffolk Parish History: W Suffolk,.
  • <S2> (No record type): OS, 1:10560 map, TL 76 NE, 1958.
  • <S3> (No record type): SCC, North C, April 1994.
  • <S4> Cartographic materials: Hodskinson, J.. 1783. The County of Suffolk surveyed.
  • <S6> (No record type): Taigel A, `Cavenham Hall', Survey of Historic Parks and Gardens in Suffolk, February 1994.
  • <S7> Article in serial: The Builder. 17 June 1899; 18 May 1901; 1 June 1901.
  • <S8> Article in serial: East Anglian Daily Times. 26 August 1949.
  • <S9> Bibliographic reference: Muthesius. 1904. Das Englische Haus. Muthesius, 'Das Englische Haus' Berlin 1904 (English translation Crosby Lockwood Staples, 1979).
  • <S10> Bibliographic reference: Roberts, W.M.. 2010. Lost Country Houses Of Suffolk.

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Apr 29 2014 12:49PM

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