Londesborough Park, Londesborough - East Riding of Yorkshire (UA)

Gardens laid out in the late C17 wholly or partly by Robert Hooke for the first Lord Burlington, with alterations and additions by the third Lord Burlington in the early to mid-C18. Park with avenues of early C18 date, park has earlier origins. Kitchen garden of 1730-5 with cascades and entrances aligned with parkland avenues. Extensive parkland requiring more detailed study of historic development of the planting design, key avenues and vistas. Structures in walled garden in state of deterioration. The west gates have been repaired and some management of the avenue has been carried out.

Londesborough Park, Londesborough - East Riding of Yorkshire (UA)
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: Londesborough Park
  • Heritage Category: Registered Park and Garden grade II*
  • List Entry Number: 1000924
  • Local Planning Authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (UA)
  • Site Type: Gardens parks and urban spaces > Landscape park

Location

  • Unitary Authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (UA)
  • Parish: Londesborough
  • Parliamentary Constituency: East Yorkshire
  • Region: Yorkshire

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Park and garden
  • Condition: Generally satisfactory but with significant localised problems
  • Vulnerability: High
  • Trend: Improving
  • Ownership: Private, multiple owners
  • Designation: Registered Park and Garden grade II*, 5 LBs, part in CA

Contact Details

Chris Mayes 0191 269 1226

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England