Duncombe Park, Helmsley, England
Record Id: 1165
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Brief description of site
Duncombe Park is a landscape park with the remnants of a medieval deer park. Half of the park is now a nature reserve.
Brief history of site
Duncombe Park was laid out as a landscape park during the 18th century. Work on the house and garden was initiated in about 1713 and completed around 1730. The remnants of the deer park, which are associated with Helmsley Castle, date back to the medieval period. Part of the park became a nature reserve in 1994.
Address: Helmsley, York, North Yorkshire, YO62 5EB
North Yorkshire; Ryedale; Helmsley
Historical County: North Riding of Yorkshire
|OS Landranger Map Sheet Number:||100||Grid Ref:||SE604830|
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Form of site: landscape park
Purpose of site: Ornamental
Context or principal building: great house
Site first created: 1713 to 1730
Main period of development: Early 18th century
Site Size (Hectares): 285