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Monument record MDR14233 - Barlborough Medieval Deer Park, Barlborough

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

The M1 motorway separates the two medieval parks of Barlborough [see SMR 1150 also]. The landscape surrounding Barlborough Hall School [SMR 1105] still retains a park like character [see SMR 1132 for Registered Park and Garden]. This is the site of the medieval park originally known as Adam's Chamber, after Adam de Gridling of Whitwell, who held the manor in the late 13th century. A new manor house, Barlborough Hall, was completed in 1585 [when the parks and gardens surrounding it were relandscaped]. Here there are still extensive acres of open grassland with isolated trees, together with parcels of enclosed woodland and ponds. (1)

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Wiltshire, M & Woore, S. 2009. Medieval Parks of Derbyshire. pp. 28-9.



Grid reference Centred SK 4815 7813 (1551m by 1858m)

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  • EDR3534

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Record last edited

Nov 29 2022 9:51AM

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