Corkbush Field

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Corkbush Field
Corkbush Field is located in Hertfordshire
Corkbush Field
Corkbush Field
Corkbush Field shown within Hertfordshire
Population 18,000 
OS grid reference TL3450413276
Civil parish
  • Ware
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Police Hertfordshire
Fire Hertfordshire
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
List of places
51°48′07″N 0°03′03″W / 51.801954°N 0.050711°W / 51.801954; -0.050711Coordinates: 51°48′07″N 0°03′03″W / 51.801954°N 0.050711°W / 51.801954; -0.050711

Corkbush Field is the land to the east of Hertford along the Ware road, lying between the King's Meads at the bottom of the valley of the River Lea and the higher ground to the south known as Barrow Green Common.[1] It is alternatively known as Cockbush Field in some sources as the 'r' and 'c' are similar in some 17th Century handwriting. It was the site of the Ware Mutiny, also known as the Corkbush Field Mutiny of 15 November 1647.


  1. ^ Thomson, Alan. "The Ware Mutiny 1647: Order restored or revolution defeated?". The Rockingham Press (1996) p.51

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