Extracts from the Survey of the Manor of Theobalds, April, 1650. House, rooms, galleries, etc.
A long description of a house called the Coale Courte or Scaldinge House, etc. : " which said house adioyneth unto an orchard or garden called by ye name of the Pheasant garden, wch conteynes one Roode ten poles and 4 primes, and is excellentlie well planted with wall trees, (vizt) 7 Figg trees, 4 Cherrie trees, and one Roase marie tree, 2 Vines, fower Peach trees, 5 Apricock trees, one I'eare tree, six Damas and Damson Plumme trees, one Currant tree, and one Bay tree, planted in ye middle with Gooseberrie trees, and other younge fruite trees, and a bricke wall aboute ye same, abuttinge North on ye passage leadinge east from ye Laundrie," (etc.) Value of the house, court, and garden, £9. 10s.
* = Melons. † Transcribed from the original MS. in the Record Office.