Monument record HAM 018 - Henham Landscape Park
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|Grid reference||Centred TM 45 77 (1788m by 2995m)|
|Civil Parish||WANGFORD WITH HENHAM, WAVENEY, SUFFOLK|
Type and Period (1)
Registered landscape park designed by Humphrey Repton. The Red Book of c 1791 with details of his proposals still survives (S1).
The landscape park embraced an earlier deer park (see HAM 019) and Repton's park was later slighly extended on the E and W sides when new turnpike roads were built, replacing the older roads shown on Repton's plans. Lake proposed by Repton constructed 1991 (S2). Remains of pleasure grounds c 85 ha. in landscape park of c 250 ha, now partly farmland. Remains of formal layout to east of house demolished in 1953 (see HAM 006), lawns to west, views to park. Wooded pleasure-grounds, well-wooded park with areas of lawns. Perimeter planting to W and E; plantations, scattered trees (S2).
HER boundary amended in NE corner after English Heritage map (S3) in October 1995.
- <S1> SSF17594 (No record type): Repton H, Henham Red Book, facsimile copy of 1980's held by Landscape Section of Planning Dept..
- <M1> SSF50072 Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: Copies of Repton's plans from (S1); planning application W12935.
- <S2> SSF5104 (No record type): Details of planning application W12935..
- <S3> SSF5730 Unpublished document: English Heritage. Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England. Part 39 Suffolk.
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Record last edited
Jul 21 2022 2:37PM