Monument record LVM 017 - Lavenham Park

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Summary

Lavenham Park - large medieval deer park of the de Veres, Earls of Oxford.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 9044 5061 (2196m by 2245m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TL95SW
Civil Parish LAVENHAM, BABERGH, SUFFOLK

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Full Description

Lavenham Park - large medieval deer park of the de Veres, Earls of Oxford. Much of the park boundary still survives as an earthwork (S1-S4). Disparked (? C17) to make Lavenham Park Farm.
For the park lodge, see LAV 002.

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <S1> (No record type): Dymond D, A walk around Lavenham, 1977.
  • <S2> (No record type): Dymond D & Johnstone G, Israel Amyce's Map of Melford Manor 1580, n.d. but circa 1990.
  • <S3> Bibliographic reference: Rackham, O.. 1988. Medieval Deer Parks 1086-1602, An Historical Atlas of Suffolk.
  • <S4> Bibliographic reference: Hoppitt, R.. 1999. 'Deer Parks 1086-c.1602', An Historical Atlas of Suffolk.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jul 2 2018 4:36PM

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