Building record MDR22921 - Retaining Wall of Sunken Lawn, Sudbury Hall, Sudbury

Type and Period (1)

  • (Stuart to 21st Century - 1660 AD? to 2050 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

'The dwarf wall is 43.9m in length oriented northwest - southeast, bounding the sunken lawn to the northeast and abutting Sudbury Hall to the north. …The wall most likely dates to the construction of the present Sudbury Hall in c1660 at which time it also incorporated part of a rectangular range most likely ancillary to the main house. The wall has been subject to numerous alterations… The wall is in a severe state of decline, having suffered collapse in several areas…' (1)

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Thomson, J (ECUS). 2017. Dwarf Wall, Sunken Lawn, Sudbury Hall: Historic Building Recording.



Grid reference SK 15886 32071 (point)

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Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR4589

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Record last edited

Feb 27 2020 11:26PM

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