Monument record HAM 017 - Henham Hall (Med)

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Summary

Linear pond, shown as L-shaped on a map of 1699 (S1), where it is shown as forming the northern boundary of "The Dairy Yard", with several buildings scattered between it and the northern wall of the garden (see HAM 016).

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 4500 7842 (71m by 41m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM47NE
Civil Parish WANGFORD WITH HENHAM, WAVENEY, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Linear pond, shown as L-shaped on a map of 1699 (S1), where it is shown as forming the northern boundary of "The Dairy Yard", with several buildings scattered between it and the northern wall of the garden (see HAM 016). Shown in more-or-less its present state on Humphrey Repton's plan of c 1791, where the area to the south is named as "Pidgeon House Yard" (S2). Possibly the remains of a medieval moat -?around the predecessor of Charles Brandon's great courtyard house (see HAM 015).

Sources/Archives (4)

  • --- Unpublished document: Sommers, M. 2006. Monitoring Report: Dairy Farm Buildings, Henham.
  • <S1> (No record type): Nicholson R, Part of the Manr. of Henham 1699, S.R.O. (I) HA11/C9/19/.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: sketch of (S1); copy of plan in (S2).
  • <S2> (No record type): Repton H, Henham Red Book, facsimile copy 1980's - copy in landscape section of Planning Dept..

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

May 2 2019 11:42AM

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