Monument record FRS 048 - Friston Hall

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Friston Hall and surrounding park and gardens.


Grid reference Centred TM 4046 6020 (1570m by 1722m)
Map sheet TM46SW


Type and Period (4)

Full Description

Friston Hall and surrounding park and gardens.
Manor was property of Snape Priory up to 1524.
1524-1532 owned by Cardinal Wolsey.
1532 passed to Michael Hall (or Hare, who built the first? Hall). Sold to Sir James Bacon.
1696 owned by Sir Henry Johnson, who had Hall rebuilt. Passed to William Wntworth, Earl of Strafford, in 1754.
Circa 1799 owned by Richard William Howard Vyse.
For early drawing of Hall see (S3).
Extent/s of park not known - HER'd approximately only (and excluding Snape Race Ground (Warren) to S which was probably in same ownership.

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <S1> Map: Bowen E, map, 1753.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. (S3).
  • <S2> Cartographic materials: Hodskinson, J.. 1783. The County of Suffolk surveyed.
  • <S3> (No record type): Snape Historical Trust, "A match was run on Snape Race Ground", leaflet, 1992, ill..
  • <S4> Bibliographic reference: Goult W. 1990. A Survey of Suffolk Parish History. Goult W, 1990.

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Record last edited

Nov 11 2011 2:00PM

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