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Robin Hood'S Park  | OS Grid Ref: 414448,468840  | Site classified as: Park:Place Name  | HPG Ref: 60140

Map Evidence

1857 OS
Not shown
1909 OS
Place name evidence suggesting a park situation to the west of Sigsworth Grange.
1956 OS
As above

Extract from Site Visit report

Site Description: 1909 – place name evidence to W of Sigsworth Grange suggesting a park
Site Access: No Access. Possible view from open access land
Visibility: Not visible
Micro climate: N/A
North boundary: Dry-stone wall
South boundary: Dry-stone wall, 2 sections not bonded
East boundary: Dry-stone wall
West boundary: Dry-stone wall
Buildings: None
Walkways / Gateways / Paths etc: None
Other man-made features: In S wall, sheep creep with old stone mullion as lintel. Wall of more careful execution than the rest.
Planting: Good grass field
General Condition: Good
Possible contact: None
Local knowledge: No explanation known for the term Park
Recommendations: NFA
Other comments: See old French 'Parc' meaning enclosure, esp for sheep. Historical data of possible relevance in Walbron (p344) – description of Grange with 1 close of arable called The Park (4 acres). Plus note re monastic fold & wall of massive stones.
Recorder: MAH/GB
Date: 17/10/07

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