William Dargue A History of BIRMINGHAM Places & Placenames from A to Y
B5 - Grid reference SP076866
Land south of Digbeth was Holme Park. Little Park lay north of Digbeth and east of Moor Street. Park Street marked the western boundary. Both were medieval deer parks belonging the manor of Birmingham.
Fallow deer were frequently kept in medieval deer parks. These were photographed by stringberd at Ashton Court, Bristol.
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William Dargue 03.04.2009
For 19th-century Ordnance Survey maps of Birmingham go to British History Online.