TM2858 : Original entrance gates to Easton Manor house, Easton

taken 6 years ago, near to Easton, Suffolk, Great Britain

Original entrance gates to Easton Manor house, Easton
Original entrance gates to Easton Manor house, Easton
The village is mentioned in the Domesday Book and was linked to the manor of Martley until 1627, when Sir Anthony Wingfield made the 150 acre estate his home. In 1688 Easton was purchased by the Prince of Orange for the Earl of Rochford. The 5th Earl made many improvements before he died in 1830. These included surrounding the Easton Estate and house with its famous crinkle-crankle wall which is believed to be the longest example of this form of wall construction and design. When Easton Hall, the seat of the Duke and Duchess of Hamilton, was demolished and transported to the USA in the 1920s, to be re-assembled as a ranch, the estate's crinkle crankle boundary wall running alongside the road to All Saints Church remained as a fragmentary remnant of the previous estate.
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Date Taken
Monday, 16 January, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 16 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 2825 5871 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:10.7635N 1:20.2273E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 2823 5868
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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