Park/Garden record M5298 - Deer Park, Newstead Abbey


DEER PARK (Post Medieval)


Grid reference SK 54199 53399 (point)
Map sheet SK55SW
District Gedling
Civil Parish Newstead, Gedling


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Newstead Park, formed after the Dissolution, was wooded and well stocked with deer but was broken up into farms and denuded of trees in the concluding period of the Byron regime - the close of the C18. (1)
There was a Med monastic deer park probably superseded by the more recent park. There is no evidence of a Med or later boundary. (3)
No evidence of a Med or later park pale was found in field investigation. (4)
Grid ref centred.
See M8939 for Priory and M8293 for house, MNT26781 for landscape park.

<1> VCH, 1906, Notts, p 379 (Published document). SNT1383.

<2> Shirley EP, 1867, English Deer Parks, p 183 (Published document). SNT1265.

<3> Walker Miss, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT1390.

<4> Woodhouse WC, 1959, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT1437.

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Published document: VCH. 1906. Notts. 1. p 379.
  • <2> Published document: Shirley EP. 1867. English Deer Parks. p 183.
  • <3> Personal comment: Walker Miss. Pers Comm.
  • <4> Personal comment: Woodhouse WC. 1959. Pers Comm.

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Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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