|Type of record:||Designed Landscape|
Blicking Park is on the site of two medieval deer parks. These were enlarged in the 17th century and again in the 18th century, when Humphrey Repton and his son redesigned some parts of the park and the present lake was created.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TG 170 289|
|Parish:||BLICKLING, BROADLAND, NORFOLK|
|ITTERINGHAM, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
Historic Parkland Grade II*.
On site of two medieval deer parks; extended 1616 and 1630 but reverted to parkland in late 17th century.
Minor details by Humphrey and J. A. Repton when massively increased in 18th century.
Reduced again in 19th century when parterre designed by Wyatt and Nesfield; redesigned in 1930 by Lindsay.
Parkland under restoration in 1990s.
See (S1) and (S2).
E. Rose (NLA) 25 February 1994.
According to the Head Forester in 1998, the avenue leading to the Mausoleum originally continued as a ride across the Great Wood as far as Woodgate; the Mausoleum was placed inside it. There are remains of a duck hide that was positioned as an artificial island in the centre of the lake.
E. Rose (NLA), 27 March 1998.
- DEER PARK (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- PARK (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
Associated Finds - none
- Registered Park or Garden
- Listed Building
Sources and further reading
|---||Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1994. TG1828/E, H; TG1728/ACG, ACH. |
|---||Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1993. TG 1728ACB - ACE. |
|---||Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1994. TG 1630H - J, M - Q; TG 1729B - C. |
|---||Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1995. TG 1828P - S; TG 1728ABZ, ACA. |
|---||Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1995. TG 1728ACJ - ACL; TG 1828J - N; TG 1629G - H. |
|---||Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1996. TG 1828Y - Z. |
|---||Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1996. TG 1728ACM - ACP; TG 1828T - X. |
|---||Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1996. Historic tree scheme. 8 February. |
|---||Newspaper Article: 1999. Eastern Daily Press. 5 November. |
|---||Thesis: Phibbs, J.L.. 1981. Blickling Park Survey.. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary File. |
|<S1>||Designation: English Heritage. Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England.. |
|<S2>||Unpublished Document: Norfolk County Council. [unknown]. Inventory of Historic Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in Norfolk.. |
|17743||Parent of: Earthwork bank (Monument)|
|7408||Parent of: Icehouse (Monument)|
|7407||Parent of: Mausoleum, Blickling Park (Building)|
|17744||Parent of: Medieval wood boundary bank (Monument)|
|13487||Parent of: My Lady's Cottage (Monument)|
|46089||Parent of: Pair of garden urns on east side of formal garden, Blickling Hall (Building)|
|21497||Parent of: Prospect mound (Monument)|
|36310||Parent of: Site of Deer Shed (Monument)|
|13431||Parent of: Statue of Hercules (Monument)|
|46088||Parent of: Terrace walls and steps to parterre garden, Blicking Hall (Building)|
|45934||Parent of: The Doric Temple, Blickling Park (Building)|
|7406||Parent of: The Mount, Blickling Park (Monument)|
|45935||Parent of: The Orangery (Building)|
|5115||Part of: Blickling Hall and formal gardens (Monument)|
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