Monument record BSE 128 - `The Park' (1837); Lee's Park (1904)

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Summary

Map evidence (S1)(S2) shows an avenue surrounded by trees, leading possibly to Hyde Wood, Hengrave.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 837 652 (420m by 826m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TL86NW
Civil Parish BURY ST EDMUNDS, ST EDMUNDSBURY, SUFFOLK
Civil Parish WESTLEY, ST EDMUNDSBURY, SUFFOLK

Map

Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Map evidence (S1)(S2) shows an avenue surrounded by trees, leading possibly to Hyde Wood, Hengrave. A `Lodge' existed at SE point, near main road. Area named `The Park'. Details of ownership etc in (S2). Bisected by railway line in 1854. In 1926 mostly in use as golf course. Lodge possibly surviving at that date and shown as a pair of semi-detached dwellings with small outhouse/s & well (S3). Lodge and S end of park now built over. Note oval `tumulus'(?) BSE 002, at N end of avenue - possibly landscape feature or even remains of former building. Formerly in Westley parish.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> (No record type): OS, 1": 1 mile map, 1st ed, 1836.
  • <S2> Map: 1837. Westley Tithe Map and Apportionment.
  • <S3> Map: OS. OS Map. OS, 1:2500 map, sheet 44.6, 1926.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jan 9 2020 1:26PM

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