Edwardstone

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Edwardstone
St Mary's Church, Edwardstone, Suffolk - from the south.jpg
St. Mary's, Edwardstone
Edwardstone is located in Suffolk
Edwardstone
Edwardstone
Edwardstone shown within Suffolk
Population 302 (2011)[1]
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Sudbury
Postcode district CO10 5
EU Parliament East of England
List of places
UK
England
Suffolk
52°01′59″N 0°49′59″E / 52.033°N 0.833°E / 52.033; 0.833Coordinates: 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 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]

Edwardstone has several buildings listed on the National Heritage List for England:

  • Priory Green contains four Grade II listed buildings, the Barn to the North of Lynn's Hall,[6] Lynn's Hall,[7] Priory Cottage,[8] and Priory Green Cottage.[9]
  • Mill Green has five Grade II listed buildings, all timber-framed and plastered houses, Crossways, Earls Cottages, Mill Green Cottage, Moat Farm Cottage, and Sans Souci.[10][11][12][13][14]
  • There are four Grade II listed buildings in Round Maple, all timber-framed and plastered: Flushing Farm, an 18th or early 19th century building;[15] Little Thatch, a renovated 17th to 18th century single-storey building;[16] Quicks Farm, a house with a red brick front, gable ends;[17] and Seasons, a single-storey thatched building with attics.[18]

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. ^ Historic England, "Church of St Mary the Virgin (11954451)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 21 December 2016 
  6. ^ Historic England, "Barn to the North of Lynn's Hall (1285640)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 21 December 2016 
  7. ^ Historic England, "Lynn's Hall (1037313)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 21 December 2016 
  8. ^ Historic England, "Priory Cottage (1351439)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 21 December 2016 
  9. ^ Historic England, "Priory Green Cottage (1037314)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 21 December 2016 
  10. ^ Historic England, "Crossways (1037309)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 21 December 2016 
  11. ^ Historic England, "Earl's Cottages (1037308)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 21 December 2016 
  12. ^ Historic England, "Mill Green (1037315)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 21 December 2016 
  13. ^ Historic England, "Moat Farm Cottage (1037310)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 21 December 2016 
  14. ^ Historic England, "Sans Souci (1037312)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 21 December 2016 
  15. ^ Historic England, "Flushing Farm (1351440)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 21 December 2016 
  16. ^ Historic England, "Little Thatch (1037315)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 21 December 2016 
  17. ^ Historic England, "Quicks Farmhouse (1391365)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 21 December 2016 
  18. ^ Historic England, "Seasons (1194557)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 21 December 2016 

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