Poorly Located Monument record ADH 019 - Site of Medieval deer park, Aldham

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Site of Medieval deer park, c1200-1400. Exact location unkown. Formerly recorded as ADH MISC


Grid reference TM 04 45 (point) (Approximate)
Map sheet TM04NW


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Deer park first recorded in 1296 (S1)(S2)(S3). Exact extent unknown. 1st edition OS map shows Aldham Park Wood at TM038453 and Park Wood at TM 033453 which may give an approximate location of the park (S4).

Aldham Hall (ADH 016) is a 16th century builing which sits inside a possible medieval moat and is marked on Saxton's 1575 map of Suffolk (S5)

Formerly recorded as ADH MISC

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Hoppitt, R.. 1992. The Development of Parks in Suffolk from the C11th to the C17th (PhD thesis, UEA).
  • <S2> Bibliographic reference: Dymond D and Martin E. 1999. An Historical Atlas of Suffolk (revised edition). Hoppitt R, 'Deer Parks 1086-1600', 66-7.
  • <S3> Bibliographic reference: Dymond D and Martin E. 1988. An Historical Atlas of Suffolk. Rackham O, 'Medieval Deer Parks 52-3.
  • <S4> Cartographic materials: Ordnance Survey. Ordnance Survey, 1st edition 1" map.
  • <S5> Cartographic materials: Saxton, C.. 1575. SVFFOLCIA.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

May 21 2020 8:38AM

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