Tyne and Wear HER(968): Hedworth, deer park - Details
Hedworth, deer park
Gardens Parks and Urban Spaces
The Ordnance Survey note that "The prior and convent of Durham had a deer park at Hedworth as early as the time of Bishop Farnham (1241-49)", and quote as a source E.P. Shirley, English Deer Parks (1867), p. 227. They also record that the words "The Park" appear on the 1st edition Ordnance Survey plan east of Hedworth village. The whole area is now built up.
<< HER 968 >> Ordnance Survey maps, 1856, 1st ed. 6 Durham III Ordnance Survey archaeological record cards, RPM, 1977, 13th cent. deer park, NZ36SW1