On title-page: Sutton Coldfield Local History Research Group.
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PARK Within the Park, to the west of the Town Gate, is Park House (listed grade II), probably originally let on a long lease and now leased out (in as a restaurant) by the City Council. The present house, formerly an C18 mill house on the site of an earlier watermill, was extended c when the accompanying grounds were planted up. One of these mills was the Blade Mill in Sutton Park, with its tilt hammer and grindstones, which must have been a busy place in The first blade mill on the site (next to Park House), built c, had gone (probably washed away by the great flood of ) by when the site was purchased by Thomas : Roger Lea. A mill pool in the grounds of Park House survives with an associated enclosure defined by an earthen bank. The pool powered a blade mill in the early 18th century and later a gun mill and tilt hammer. Park House, an 18th century mill house which replaced an earlier water mill, is a Listed Building Grade II. Sutton Coldfield, officially the Royal Town of Sutton Coldfield (/(ð ə r ɔɪ. əl t aʊ n ɒ v) ˌ s ʌ t ən ˈ k ɒ l d f i əl d / pronunciation (help info)), is a civil parish and suburban town in Birmingham, town lies about 7 miles (11 kilometres) northeast of Birmingham City Centre and borders Little Aston, North Warwickshire, Lichfield, Erdington and South Staffordshire.