Edwardstone

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Edwardstone
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St. Mary's, Edwardstone
Edwardstone is located in Suffolk
Edwardstone
Edwardstone
 Edwardstone shown within Suffolk
Population 302 (2011)[1]
District Babergh
Shire county Suffolk
Region East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Sudbury
Postcode district CO10 5
EU Parliament East of England
List of places
UK
England
Suffolk

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

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.[2] Edwardstone Priory was a priory in Priory Green, Edwardstone and was founded by Peter, Bishop of Winchester during the reign of King John,[3] the priory was a cell to Abingdon monastery, before the monks resident were moved to Colne Priory.[4]

Listed buildings[edit]

  • Priory Green contains four Grade 2 listed buildings, the Barn to the North of Lynn's Hall,[5] Lynn's Hall,[6] Priory Cottage,[7] and Priory Green Cottage.[8]
  • Mill Green has three Grade II listed buildings, all timber-framed and plastered houses, Earls Cottages, Mill End Green and Moat Farm Cottage.[9][10][11]
  • There are four Grade II listed buildings in Round Maple, all timber-framed and plastered: Flushing Farm, an 18th or early 19th century building;[12] Little Thatch, a renovated 17th to 18th century single-storey building;[13] Quicks Farm, a house with a red brick front, gable ends;[14] and Seasons, a single-storey thatched building with attics.[15]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Parish population 2011". Retrieved 11 September 2015. 
  2. ^ "DocumentsOnline | Image Details". The National Archives. Retrieved 2011-02-14. 
  3. ^ Crutwell, Clement (1801). A tour through the whole island of Great Britain 5. p. 214. 
  4. ^ White, William (1844). History, gazetteer, and directory of Suffolk, and the towns near its borders. p. 549. 
  5. ^ "Barn to the North of Lynn's Hall - Edwardstone - Suffolk - England". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 2011-01-15. 
  6. ^ "Lynn's Hall - Edwardstone - Suffolk - England". British Listed Buildings. 1958-01-23. Retrieved 2011-01-15. 
  7. ^ "Priory Cottage - Edwardstone - Suffolk - England". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 2011-01-15. 
  8. ^ "Priory Green Cottage - Edwardstone - Suffolk - England". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 2011-01-15. 
  9. ^ English Heritage. "Earls Cottages - Edwardstone - Suffolk - England". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 2012-05-17. 
  10. ^ English Heritage. "Mill Green End - Edwardstone - Suffolk - England". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 2012-05-17. 
  11. ^ English Heritage. "Moat Farm Cottage - Edwardstone - Suffolk - England". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 2012-05-17. 
  12. ^ English Heritage. "The Flushing - Edwardstone - Suffolk - England". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 2012-05-17. 
  13. ^ English Heritage. "Little Thatch - Edwardstone - Suffolk - England". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 2012-05-17. 
  14. ^ English Heritage (2005-03-21). "Quicks Farmhouse - Edwardstone - Suffolk - England". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 2012-05-17. 
  15. ^ English Heritage. "Seasons - Edwardstone - Suffolk - England". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 2012-05-17. 

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