Monument record RLM 022 - Rendlesham Park

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Rendlesham Park.


Grid reference Centred TM 3378 5377 (2035m by 1914m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM35SW


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Rendlesham Park.
Park shown on J Hodskinson's Map of Suffolk 1783, belonging to Lord Archibald Hamilton. No park shown on E Bowen's Map of Suffolk 1755. The park was enlarged by 1837 (OS 1st edition map) and the mapped extent is based on that shown on the 2nd edition OS 6in scale map of 1905. Park is said to have been laid out by Humphry Repton (S1), citing a mention in Repton's Theory of 1803 (S2), but this only mentions the conservatory attached to the Hall, which was not designed by Repton.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Pevsner N & Radcliffe E. 1974. The Buildings of England: Suffolk. 402.
  • <R1> (No record type): Williamston T, Survey of Historic Parks and Gardens in Suffolk.
  • <S2> (No record type): Repton H, Observations on the theory and practice of landscape gardening 1805 (not 1803) 105.

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  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jan 17 2019 1:56PM

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