Monument record WFG 056 - Babergh Hall; Babergh Place; Babergh Heath

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Summary

Approximate location of Babergh double hundred suggested by place name and circumstantial evidence. Formerly recorded as WFG MISC

Location

Grid reference TL 903 444 (point) (Approximate)
Map sheet TL94SW
Civil Parish GREAT WALDINGFIELD, BABERGH, SUFFOLK

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Full Description

Approximate location of Babergh double hundred suggested by place name and circumstantial evidence( S1)(S2). Babergh Hall, of C17/C18 (replacing earlier?) located at TL 903 445 and Babergh Place (at TL 907 442) are sited either side of a ring ditch (WFG 007) suggested as the remnant of the meeting mound (S1)(S4). They are situated on the NE edge of 'Babergh Heath' (S3). Recorded as Babenberga & Baberga in 1086 (R1).

Formerly recorded as WFG MISC

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. (S1).
  • <R1> Bibliographic reference: Miscellaneous Bibliographic reference. Anderson, 1934, 94.
  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Miscellaneous Bibliographic reference. Kenyon L, Great Waldingfield: The Babergh Village, 1986.
  • <S2> Bibliographic reference: Dymond D and Martin E. 1999. An Historical Atlas of Suffolk (revised edition). Martin E, 'Hundreds and Liberties', 1999, map.
  • <S3> Map: J Hodskinson. 1783. The County of Suffolk Surveyed. 1783.
  • <S4> Bibliographic reference: Martin, E.. 1981. The Barrows of East Anglia. 18.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Oct 5 2018 4:35PM

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