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Monument record MDR3488 - Former medieval deer park, Haddon

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Haddon Hall was formerly surrounded by a park, enclosed with pales which in 1637 contained 597 head of deer. (1) A licence to impark was granted in 1330. (2) It was disparked c. 1770. (3) The boundaries of the park were not traced. No earthen pale was seen [1966]. (4) The polygon for this record shows the extent of the former medieval deer park at Haddon, as suggested by Wiltshire and Woore [2009]. They believe it likely that the medieval deer park lay on the east side of the river, as Haddon Registered Park and Garden does today [see also SMR 10424]. During their research, Wiltshire and Woore discovered a documentary reference dating to 1438 that refers to a park at Haddon. (9)

Sources/Archives (9)

  • <1> Article in serial: Carrington, W. 1900. 'Haddon: The Hall, The Manor, and its Lords', Derbyshire Archaeological Journal. Volume 6. pp 1-30.
  • <2> Article in serial: Faulkner, P. A. 1961. 1961 Arch J.
  • <3> Article in serial: King, E. 1782. 'Sequel to the observations on ancient castles', Archaeologia. Volume 6, pp 231-375. p 359.
  • <4> Bibliographic reference: F1 BHS 24-FEB-66.
  • <5> Index: OS. SK 26 NW 25. SK 26 NW 25.
  • <6> Index: NDAT. 3909. 3909.
  • <7> Bibliographic reference: Farey, J. 1811-17. A General View of the Agriculture and Minerals of Derbyshire.
  • <8> Bibliographic reference: Cameron, K. 1959. The Place-Names of Derbyshire, Part I. English Place-Name Society, Vol. XXVII.. p 106.
  • <9> Bibliographic reference: Wiltshire, M & Woore, S. 2009. Medieval Parks of Derbyshire. pp 80-1.



Grid reference Centred SK 24 66 (2012m by 1517m) (Approximate)

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  • EDR1351

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Record last edited

Jan 16 2017 3:57PM

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