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Plompton Deer Park

Hob Uid: 53417
Location :
North Yorkshire
Harrogate
Plompton
Grid Ref : SE3548753507
Summary : Deer park emparked in 1474, later landscaped and contains mid 1750s pleasure grounds - Plumpton Rocks.
More information : A deer park at Plumpton (Plompton) between Spofforth
and Knaresborough was enclosed in the thirteenth year of Edward
IV (1474). It was noted by Leland in his itinerary (1535-43).
(Plompton Park centred at SE 358538 on OS 6" 1970). (1+2)

Recent aerial photography (2001) shows evidence for probable Medieval earthwork remains centered at SE 35765 53553. Evidence suggests a possible hollow way, building platform (c. 24m by 10m) and a number of linear features. (3)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Shirley E P. 1867. English Deer Parks, 218
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Source Number : 2
Source : Register of parks and gardens of special historic interest in England
Source details : North Yorkshire (May 1987)
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Vol(s) : Part 32
Source Number : 3
Source : Oblique aerial photograph reference number
Source details : NMR SE 3553/19 (17535/07) 08-JAN-2001
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : Medieval
Monument End Date : 1540
Monument Start Date : 1066
Monument Type : Deer Park, Landscape Park, Hollow Way, Building Platform, Linear Feature
Evidence : Documentary Evidence, Botanical Feature, Earthwork

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SE 35 SE 21
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Related Warden Records :
Associated Monuments : 1065712
Relationship type : Is referred to by

Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, EH: AERIAL RECONNAISSANCE (NORTH): 2000/1
Activity type : AERIAL RECONNAISSANCE
Start Date : 2000-04-01
End Date : 2001-03-31