Monument record LRM 016 - Letheringham Park

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Deer Park first recorded in 1449.


Grid reference Centred TM 27284 57175 (2188m by 2121m)
Map sheet TM25NE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Deer Park first recorded in 1449 (S1)(S3)(S4). Includes Letheringham Lodge (LRM 003, Scheduled Moat and Lodge?) Old Park Farm, Old Park ancient woodland (LRM 012) & Park Farm. Mapped after Bowen's map of 1755 (S2).
Details of boundaries need checking - may extend to Park Lane to ther west, road or river to the south.

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Hoppitt, R.. 1992. The Development of Parks in Suffolk from the C11th to the C17th (PhD thesis, UEA). Hoppitt R, The Development of Parks in Suffolk from the C11 to C17, UEA (PhD thesis), 1992.
  • <S2> Map: Bowen E, An Accurate Map of the County of Suffolk, 1755.
  • <S3> Bibliographic reference: Rackham, O.. 1988. Medieval Deer Parks 1086-1602, An Historical Atlas of Suffolk. map 23.
  • <S4> Unpublished document: Deben Valley Place Names.
  • <S5> Bibliographic reference: Shirley E P,. 1867. English Deer Parks.
  • <S6> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.

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  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jul 7 2021 1:52PM

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