A photograph of a diagram showing the remains of the former town after is was replaced by parkland in Milton Abbas

Date:
1954 - 1967
Location:
Abbey Park, Milton Abbas, North Dorset, Dorset
Reference:
DT00443
Type:
Photograph (Negative)
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Description

In 1780 Joseph Damer demolished the town to make room for a park designed by Lancelot Brown. The inhabitants of the old town were transferred to a model village about half a mile away.

Content

This is part of the Sub Series: RCH01/096/02 RCHME Inventory of Dorset, Volume III, Central: Small Format Negatives; within the Series: RCH01/096 RCHME Inventory of Dorset, Volume III, Central; within the Sub Collection: RCH01/01 RCHME Inventory Volumes; within the Collection: RCH01 Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England (RCHME) Archive

Rights

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