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Burton Park

Hob Uid: 1066191
Location :
North Yorkshire
Richmondshire
Constable Burton
Grid Ref : SE1600091300
Summary : Landscape park and gardens to Constable Burton Hall. The park has Medieval origins and was possibly landscaped during the 18th century. The gardens are thought to be 17th century in origin with much of the present designs dating to the 18th century and 20th century
More information : The first mention of a manor-house (see SE 19 SE 1) and park here occurs in 1338 when Geoffrey le Scrope had licence to impark his wood including Constable Burton. In 1392 the demense included a park and a wood called Croskogh. (1)


CONSTABLE BURTON HALL II

Parkland with walled woodland gardens (circa 134ha). Deer park enclosed at Constable Burton in reign of Edward III and deer here in 1714. a view of circa 1700 shows earlier gardens and park. The present scheme possibly mid C18th in association with new house (1762-68 - see SE 19 SE 1). woodland walks lead to walled gardens. Behind the house the ground falls away to a stream ; the valley has thickly wooded slopes and a Georgian bridge. Across Burton Beck is the castellated Foal Park Farm (SE 19 SE 11) which may have ben part of the original design of the C18th parkland. (2)

The park has Medieval origins and was possibly landscaped during the 18th century. The gardens are thought to be 17th century in origin with much of the present designs dating to the 18th century and 20th century. (3)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : The Victoria history of the county of York, North Riding, volume one
Source details :
Page(s) : 232
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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 : Register of parks and gardens of special historic interest in England
Source details : North Yorkshire, Oct 1999.
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Vol(s) : PART 32

Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : Emparked in 1338
Monument End Date : 1338
Monument Start Date : 1338
Monument Type : Deer Park
Evidence : Documentary Evidence
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : C17 origins
Monument End Date : 1699
Monument Start Date : 1600
Monument Type : Garden
Evidence : Botanical Feature
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : C18 landscaping
Monument End Date : 1799
Monument Start Date : 1700
Monument Type : Landscape Park, Garden
Evidence : Botanical Feature
Monument Period Name : 20th Century
Display Date : C20 planting
Monument End Date : 1999
Monument Start Date : 1900
Monument Type : Garden
Evidence : Botanical Feature

Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Register of Parks and Gardens Legacy No.
External Cross Reference Number : GD2062
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SE 19 SE 181
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Associated Monuments : 563201
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