Temporary ACC 2021/8 - Map of Attleborough

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ACC 2021/8

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Map of Attleborough

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  • nd [1815-1824] (Creation)

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1 roll

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Originally held at Attleborough Hall.

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Surveyors: Browne and Taylor of Norwich. Scale: 10 chains: 1 5/8 inches. North arrow. Shows fields (with numbers, names of owners or occupiers, acreages, manor name (if copyhold); church in perspective; buildings (houses in red, other buildings in black); road names and names of commons.
Originally thought to be a tithe map, but the surveyor is different. Appears very similar to the Attleborough enclosure map of 1815 (C/Sca 2/10) but not an exact copy (footpaths which were stopped up under enclosure not shown on this map; lands exchanged under enclosure give new owners' names). According to Peter Eden’s ‘Land Surveyors in Norfolk’ reprinted from Norfolk Archaeology vol XXXVI part 2 1975, John Browne (c 1793-18[?38]) was in partnership with Richard Taylor as Browne and Taylor between 1814 and 1824. Therefore appears to date fom c 1815-1824.

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In poor condition. To consult this map, please make an advance appointment to see it in the conservation studio. One edge is fragile and there are some tears. Repaired with tape on back and some staining from tape on front.

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Uncatalogued

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Partial

Dates of creation revision deletion

Created 6 May 2021 by JW.

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