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Manningtree

Hob Uid: 623258
Location :
Essex
Tendring
Manningtree
Grid Ref : TM1067031880
Summary : A Medieval planted small town, possibly enclosed, intended as a commercial port which also became a fishing port supplying Colchester. Layout suggests some form of planning based on the market in the High Street and the quay. Mentioned in 1238 and referred to as a borough between 1286 and 1309.
More information : TM 1067 3188. Manningtree. (1)

Manningtree is mentioned in 1238 as a grant of a market to Hubert de Roglly.

Manningtree is referred to in 1286 to 1309 as a borough. (2)

A planted small town, possibly enclosed, intended as a new commercial port, but which also became a leading fishing port supplying Colchester (TL 92 NE 3). The layout of the town suggests some form of planning based on the market in the High Street and the Quay. The diversion of South Street immediately S of the town has not been satisfactorily explained. (3)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 10,000 1978
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Source Number : 2
Source : English medieval boroughs: a handlist
Source details :
Page(s) : 110
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Vol(s) : 1973
Source Number : 3
Source : Historic towns in Essex : an archaeological survey of [24] Saxon and medieval towns, with guidance for their future planning
Source details :
Page(s) : 66, 69-71
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Vol(s) : Apr-83

Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : Borough between 1286 to 1309
Monument End Date : 1309
Monument Start Date : 1286
Monument Type : Town
Evidence : Documentary Evidence

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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : TM 13 SW 70
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