Edwardstone

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Coordinates: 52°01′59″N 0°49′59″E / 52.033°N 0.833°E / 52.033; 0.833

Edwardstone
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St. Mary's, Edwardstone
Edwardstone is located in Suffolk
Edwardstone
Edwardstone
 Edwardstone shown within Suffolk
Population 343 (2001)
District Babergh
Shire county Suffolk
Region East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
EU Parliament East of England
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Edwardstone is a village and civil parish in Suffolk, England. The parish contains the hamlets of Mill Green, Priory Green, Round Maple and Sherbourne Street, and the Edwardstone Woods, a Site of Special Scientific Interest.

History[edit]

Edwardstone was listed in the Domesday Book as Eduardestuna.[1] Edwardstone Priory was a priory in Priory Green, Edwardstone and was founded by Peter, Bishop of Winchester during the reign of King John,[2] the priory was a cell to Abingdon monastery, before the monks resident were moved to Colne Priory.[3] I

Listed buildings[edit]

  • Priory Green contains four Grade 2 listed buildings, the Barn to the North of Lynn's Hall,[4] Lynn's Hall,[5] Priory Cottage,[6] and Priory Green Cottage.[7]
  • Mill Green has three Grade II listed buildings, all timber-framed and plastered houses, Earls Cottages, Mill End Green and Moat Farm Cottage.[8][9][10]
  • There are four Grade II listed buildings in Round Maple, all timber-framed and plastered: Flushing Farm, an 18th or early 19th century building;[11] Little Thatch, a renovated 17th to 18th century single-storey building;[12] Quicks Farm, a house with a red brick front, gable ends;[13] and Seasons, a single-storey thatched building with attics.[14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "DocumentsOnline | Image Details". The National Archives. Retrieved 2011-02-14. 
  2. ^ Crutwell, Clement (1801). A tour through the whole island of Great Britain 5. p. 214. 
  3. ^ White, William (1844). History, gazetteer, and directory of Suffolk, and the towns near its borders. p. 549. 
  4. ^ "Barn to the North of Lynn's Hall - Edwardstone - Suffolk - England". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 2011-01-15. 
  5. ^ "Lynn's Hall - Edwardstone - Suffolk - England". British Listed Buildings. 1958-01-23. Retrieved 2011-01-15. 
  6. ^ "Priory Cottage - Edwardstone - Suffolk - England". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 2011-01-15. 
  7. ^ "Priory Green Cottage - Edwardstone - Suffolk - England". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 2011-01-15. 
  8. ^ English Heritage. "Earls Cottages - Edwardstone - Suffolk - England". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 2012-05-17. 
  9. ^ English Heritage. "Mill Green End - Edwardstone - Suffolk - England". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 2012-05-17. 
  10. ^ English Heritage. "Moat Farm Cottage - Edwardstone - Suffolk - England". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 2012-05-17. 
  11. ^ English Heritage. "The Flushing - Edwardstone - Suffolk - England". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 2012-05-17. 
  12. ^ English Heritage. "Little Thatch - Edwardstone - Suffolk - England". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 2012-05-17. 
  13. ^ English Heritage (2005-03-21). "Quicks Farmhouse - Edwardstone - Suffolk - England". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 2012-05-17. 
  14. ^ English Heritage. "Seasons - Edwardstone - Suffolk - England". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 2012-05-17. 

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