1773

Andrews and Dury map of estate.

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1771

lease of Brick Kiln farm includes claypits, sandpits and chalk pits.

1650

3,000 deer counted in the park.

1610

Speeds map of Clarendon Park shows only ‘Kings Lodge’ (the gatehouse of the old palace) and ‘Queen Manor’.

1604

c 1604

King James's horse stumbles in a rabbit burrow and throws the king, while he is riding in the park. The king immediately orders the destruction of rabbit warrens.

1630-33

500 oaks felled for ‘making the Paddock Course (deer course) and for other his Majesty’s [services]’.

1631

Philip, Earl of Pembroke paid £768.15s.4½d.‘for paling out a course in the park of Clarendon and repairing the Queen’s Manor Lodge in the same park’.

1640s

7000 fallow deer in the park.

1640

All lodges in Clarendon Park described as ruinous.

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