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:
    North East and 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