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Brief description of site

Easton Neston includes formal gardens, pleasure grounds and a landscape park, occupying about 300 hectares. The park includes avenues and later landscape features. There is a walled garden, as well as sports facilities.

Brief history of site

The site originated in the medieval period and was emparked in 1499. The park and gardens were designed in the late 17th and early 18th centuries by Nicholas Hawksmoor, and altered in the 1790s and the early 20th century.

Location information:

Address: Easton Neston, Towcester, Northamptonshire, NN12 7HS

Locality: Towcester

Local Authorities:

Northamptonshire; South Northamptonshire; Easton Neston

Historical County: Northamptonshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 152 Grid Ref: SP702493
Latitude: 52.1376 Longitude: -0.975716

Directions:

Near the village of Hulcote, east of the A5/A43 junction.

Key information:

Form of site: landscape park

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Context or principal building: great house

Site first created: After 1499

Main period of development: Early 19th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 300

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