Place:


Milton Park  Northamptonshire

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Milton Park like this:

MILTON PARK, the seat of the Hon. G. W. Fitzwilliam, in Castor parish, Northampton; 2¼ miles WNW of Peterborough. It was built in the time of Elizabeth; it succeeded a mansion of the abbots of Medenhamstead; it gives the title of Viscount Milton to Earl Fitzwilliam; it has some stained glass, brought from Fotheringhay Castle; it contains portraits of Mary Queen of Scots, and her son James I., given by her to Sir W. ...


Fitzwilliam on the day of her execution; and it stands in well-wooded grounds, stocked with deer, and much frequented by pleasure-parties from the surrounding neighbourhood.

Additional information about this locality is available for Castor

Milton Park through time

Milton Park is now part of Peterborough district. Click here for graphs and data of how Peterborough has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Milton Park itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Milton Park, in Peterborough and Northamptonshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: https://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/24865

Date accessed: 14th June 2024


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