Monument record 0457803000 - GREAT HAMPDEN PARK

Summary

Late medieval and post-medieval deerpark, known from historic documents

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Map

Type and Period (2)

  • PARK (15th Century to Post-Medieval - 1400 AD to 1798 AD?)
  • DEER PARK (First mentioned 1446-7, 15th Century to Post-Medieval - 1400 AD to 1798 AD?)

Description

PARK WAS A RELATIVELY LATE CREATION & DATES FROM 1446-7 WHEN JOHN HAMPDEN, WHO CLAIMED DIRECT DESCENT FROM THE DOMESDAY HOLDERS OF THE MANOR, OBTAINED LICENCE TO IMPARK & INCLOSE 500 ACRES OF LAND & 100 ACRES OF WOOD. THIS LARGE AREA REMAINED WITH THE SAME FAMILY INTO MODERN TIMES (B11).
NGR TO HOUSE (B5).

Sources (2)

  • <5>SBC10400 Map: Ordnance Survey. 1960. OS 1960 6-INCH MAP. 1:10,560.
  • <11>SBC2326 Article in serial: L M Cantor and J Hatherly. 1977. 'THE MEDIEVAL PARKS OF BUCKINGHAMSHIRE', in Records of Buckinghamshire 20. Vol 20 part 3. pp433, 442, Fig 2 (14).

Location

Grid reference SP 84850 02460 (point) (Approximate)
Civil Parish GREAT AND LITTLE HAMPDEN, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (0)

Record last edited

Jul 19 2018 6:31PM

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