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Monument Number 541498

Hob Uid: 541498
Location :
Essex
Chelmsford
Boreham, Springfield
Grid Ref : TL7338009849
Summary : Gardens to New Hall covering an area of 14 hectares. The gardens are documented in 1522 and 1573. New gardens were laid out in 1624 and were possibly designed by John Tradescant the Elder. Following a period of neglect the gardens were remodelled by Richard Woods in 1762.
More information : Gardens at New Hall developed during the 17th century, possibly from 1624-25 when many plants were imported into the grounds. The gardens were restyled in circa 1760 by Richard Woods. Features include a 16th century walled kitchen garden and woodland. (1)

Gardens to New Hall covering an area of 14 hectares. Gardens are documented in 1522 and 1573. New gardens were laid out in 1624 and were possibly designed by John Tradescant the Elder. Following a period of neglect the gardens were remodelled by Richard Woods in 1762.
For a more detailed description of the garden, see its entry in the Register of Parks and Gardens. (2)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Register of parks and gardens of special historic interest in England
Source details : Essex
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Vol(s) : Part 15
Source Number : 2
Source : Register of parks and gardens of special historic interest in England
Source details : Essex. Revised 13-MAR-2003
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Vol(s) : PART 15

Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : Documented 1522
Monument End Date : 1522
Monument Start Date : 1522
Monument Type : Garden
Evidence : Documentary Evidence
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Documented 1573
Monument End Date : 1573
Monument Start Date : 1573
Monument Type : Garden
Evidence : Documentary Evidence
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Planted 1624
Monument End Date : 1624
Monument Start Date : 1624
Monument Type : Garden
Evidence : Botanical Feature
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Planted 1762
Monument End Date : 1762
Monument Start Date : 1762
Monument Type : Garden
Evidence : Botanical Feature

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External Cross Reference Source : NBR Index Number
External Cross Reference Number : 82367
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Register of Parks and Gardens Legacy No.
External Cross Reference Number : GD1114
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : TL 71 SW 41
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