TM2858 : Pound Corner, Easton

taken 7 years ago, near to Easton, Suffolk, Great Britain

Pound Corner, Easton
Pound Corner, Easton
The village is mentioned in the Domesday Book and was linked to the manor of Martley until 1627, when Sir Arthur Wingfield made the 150 acre estate his home. In 1688 Easton was purchased by the Prince of Orange for the Earl of Rochford. The fifth 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)
Monday, 16 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement  Housing, Dwellings 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 2800 5864 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:10.7320N 1:20.0054E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 2803 5862
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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