Edwardstone

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Edwardstone
St Mary's Church, Edwardstone, Suffolk - from the south.jpg
St. Mary's Church
Edwardstone is located in Suffolk
Edwardstone
Edwardstone
Edwardstone shown within Suffolk
Population 352 (2011)[1]
Civil parish
  • Edwardstone
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 the Babergh district, in the county of 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 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". Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. 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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