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Nettlecombe Park

Hob Uid: 620306
Location :
Somerset
Somerset West and Taunton
Nettlecombe
Grid Ref : ST0560037800
Summary : Landscape park to Nettlecombe Court. The park incorporates extensive deer parks which were documented during the late 16th century. Landscaping had taken place by 1787 and extensions in 1755 and 1792. Also in 1792 Thomas Veitch had provided estimates for landscaping which had taken place by 1796. Further improvements were made from circa 1828 and included the laying out of the pleasure grounds.
More information : (ST 05603780 NGR located from Authority 1 and OS 1:10000 1976)

The gardens at Nettlecombe Court comprises lawns and an old stone quarry planted as a garden. Walled gardens are present to the north of the house, dovecote also present. In 1842 the grounds were noted for fine lawns, beautiful pleasure grounds, rock and water gardens.(1)

The deer parks at Nettlecombe were documented during the late 16th century. Landscaping had taken place by 1787 and extensions in 1755 and 1792. In 1792 Thomas Veitch had provided estimates for landscaping, the designs had been implemented by 1796. Further improvements were made from circa 1828 and included the laying out of the pleasure grounds. (2)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Register of parks and gardens of special historic interest in England
Source details : Somerset
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Vol(s) : Part 37
Source Number : 2
Source : Register of parks and gardens of special historic interest in England
Source details : Somerset, revised 24-Aug-2004
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Vol(s) : PART 37

Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Extended 1755
Monument End Date : 1755
Monument Start Date : 1755
Monument Type : Deer Park
Evidence : Botanical Feature
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Landscaped by 1787
Monument End Date : 1787
Monument Start Date : 1787
Monument Type : Landscape Park
Evidence : Botanical Feature
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Extended 1792
Monument End Date : 1792
Monument Start Date : 1792
Monument Type : Landscape Park
Evidence : Botanical Feature
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Landscaped by 1796
Monument End Date : 1796
Monument Start Date : 1796
Monument Type : Landscape Park
Evidence : Botanical Feature
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Improved from c1828
Monument End Date : 1838
Monument Start Date : 1818
Monument Type : Landscape Park, Pleasance
Evidence : Botanical Feature

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Register of Parks and Gardens Legacy No.
External Cross Reference Number : GD2156
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : ST 03 NE 72
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