Poorly Located Monument record CHV 028 - Former deer park at Chevington

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Deer park recorded in 1492, possibly associated with Chevington Hall.


Grid reference TL 790 600 (point) (Approximate)
Map sheet TL76SE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Deer park recorded 1492 (S1)(S2)(S3)(S6). Possibly associated with Chevington Hall which sits on the site of a medieval moat with medieval building remains (CHV 003 and CHV 021).

"Park Wood" (CHV 009) is marked on 1st edition OS map which may indicate the location of the park. Also "Chevington Lodge Farm" (S4). Chevington Hall (CHV 003) and Chevington Lodge (CHV 016) also shown on Hodskinson's 1783 map (S5).

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Hoppitt, R.. 1992. The Development of Parks in Suffolk from the C11th to the C17th (PhD thesis, UEA).
  • <S2> Bibliographic reference: Dymond D and Martin E. 1999. An Historical Atlas of Suffolk (revised edition). Hoppitt R, 'Deer Parks 1086-1600', 66-7.
  • <S3> Bibliographic reference: Rackham, O.. 1988. Medieval Deer Parks 1086-1602, An Historical Atlas of Suffolk.
  • <S4> Cartographic materials: Ordnance Survey. Ordnance Survey, 1st edition 1" map.
  • <S5> Cartographic materials: Hodskinson. Hodskinson map, 1783.
  • <S6> Bibliographic reference: Liddiard, R. (ed). 2007. The Medieval Park: New Perspectives. Hoppitt R, pp 157, 162.

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Record last edited

May 21 2020 8:38AM

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