Monument record WFL 026 - Possible deer park

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Summary

Possible deer park suggested by the names of Park Field and Park Wood, recorded in tithe map of 1839 of Little Waldingfield. Park Wood also former Ancient Woodland on Hodskinson's 1783 and OS 1880s OS maps, now cleared.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 931 450 (913m by 548m)
Map sheet TL94NW
Civil Parish LITTLE WALDINGFIELD, BABERGH, SUFFOLK

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Full Description

Possible deer park suggested by the names of Park Field and Park Wood, recorded in tithe map of 1839 of Little Waldingfield. Park field is marked as no. 185 on map and apportionment, Park Wood as no. 113.
Rosemary Hoppitt (S2) notes a deer park is recorded in the calendar of Patent Rolls for 1324-27, p. 230 (For 1325) at Waldingfield. Park Field adjoins Park Wood (exact boundaries need checking against tithe map). Boundary of complete deer park is unknown.
Note square enclosure/moat (WFL 003) in interior- possibly hunting lodge site?

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> Map: 1839. Little Waldringfield Tithe Map.
  • <S2> Bibliographic reference: Hoppitt, R.. 1999. 'Deer Parks 1086-c.1602', An Historical Atlas of Suffolk. P. 230 (Records for year 1325 AD).

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Record last edited

Aug 25 2016 5:37PM

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