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Burghley Deer Park

Hob Uid: 348156
Location :
City of Peterborough
St. Martin's Without
Grid Ref : TF0450004800
Summary : Sixteenth century deer park at Burghley House comprising three parks: the High Park which is the deer Park, the Middle Park, and the Low Park, which extended from the house to the town of Stamford and was used used by the people of Stamford as a place of recreation.
More information : (Area centred TF 045048) Deer Park (NAT) (1)

(TF 045046) Deer Park (NAT) (2)

Burghley House (TF 00 NW 38) stands in a walled park of 1 500 acres which has long been divided into three parks: the High Park which is the Deer Park, the Middle Park, adjacent to which lies Waterloo Plain, so called because of its reputed resemblance to the field of Waterloo, and the Low Park, extending from the house to the town of Stamford and used by the people of Stamford as a place of recreation. The park was created by 1712 as it is shown on a map of that date (3-5)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1901
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Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1958
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Source Number : 3
Source : The Victoria history of the county of Northampton: volume two
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Page(s) : 52-56
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Source Number : 4
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Whitaker J. 1892. Deer Parks of England, 105
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Source Number : 5
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Shirley E P. 1867. English Deer Parks, 148
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Source Number : 5a
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Morton. 1712. Northamptonshire map
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Source Number : 6
Source : Register of parks and gardens of special historic interest in England
Source details : Cambridgeshire (May 1987)
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Vol(s) : Part 5

Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Dates from late C16
Monument End Date : 1599
Monument Start Date : 1567
Monument Type : Deer Park, Public Park
Evidence : Botanical Feature

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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : TF 00 SW 10
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