Monument record CUL 035 - Post Medieval garden canal, part of a large formal garden around Culford Hall.

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Summary

Garden canal, part of a large formal garden around Culford Hall. Infilled when present lake created in 1795.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 8318 7012 (55m by 173m)
Map sheet TL87SW
Civil Parish CULFORD, ST EDMUNDSBURY, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (3)

Full Description

Garden canal, part of a large formal garden around Culford Hall. Canal mentioned as `new' in 1698 (S1)(S2). The canal was aligned on the south front of Culford Hall and is shown on estate maps of 1742, 1791 and 1793 (S3) and on a map of 1778 (S5). Infilled when the present lake was created in 1795 (S4).

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <S1> (No record type): Suffolk Record Office (Bury), FL557/3/4-5.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: (S2)(S5).
  • <S2> (No record type): Taigel A & Williamson T, Culford Hall, report for SCC, n.d..
  • <S3> (No record type): SRO (B) E8/1/10; private colln, Culford Hall; and SRO(B) P720/1, photocopies in (S2).
  • <S4> (No record type): Paine C (ed), The Culford Estate 1780-1935, 1993.
  • <S5> Map: Paterson Lt, Plan of Hengrave & Fornham Camps, 1778, PRO 15533.

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Protected Status/Designation

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Record last edited

Aug 18 2021 9:48PM

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