Alcester Heath Park

Description of this historic site

Alcester Heath Park, an area of heathland enclosed by Fulke Greville to form a park and a rabbit warren in the Post Medieval period. The park is known to have existed from documentary evidence. It was situated to the west of King's Coughton.

Notes about this historic site

1 Fulke Greville is recorded as having enclosed a good deal of Alcester Heath in the mid 16th century. The area shown includes a warren (indicated by ‘coney’ field names) and fields with surviving ‘park’ names.
2 Illustrative map for above.
3 Named ‘Conyngere’ in 1462/3. It may have been the warren created by Walter de Beauchamp in 1300.

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