Monument record MNL 617 - Mildenhall

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Summary

Indicative area of Medieval town of Mildenhall

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 7101 7455 (785m by 646m)
Map sheet TL77SW
Civil Parish MILDENHALL, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

Map

Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Medieval town of Mildenhall, defined from historic maps and locations of listed buildings.
1219/20, grant of a market to be held on Friday. 1673, said to be 'plentiful' and 'well frequented'. 1792, market held on Wednesday. 1921, Friday market revived (S1, S2).
After Hodskinson's map of 1783 (S3).

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Dymond D and Martin E. 1999. An Historical Atlas of Suffolk (revised edition). Scarfe N, 'Medieval and Later Markets', 76-7.
  • <S2> Bibliographic reference: Goult W. 1990. A Survey of Suffolk Parish History.
  • <S3> Cartographic materials: Hodskinson. Hodskinson map, 1783.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Aug 5 2010 12:16PM

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