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Brief description of site

Gledstone Hall is a country house and formal gardens. It was designed by Edwin Lutyens in the 1920s, with a planting scheme supplied by Gertrude Jekyll.

Brief history of site

There had been an 18th-century mansion on the site by John Carr. Amos Nelson bought the site in 1923 and decided to re-build the house. The new house was designed by Edwin Lutyens and was begun in 1925. The old mansion was demolished in 1928.

Location information:

Address: Gledstone Hall, West Marton, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 3JL

Locality: Skipton

Local Authorities:

North Yorkshire; Craven; Martons Both

Historical County: Yorkshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 103 Grid Ref: SD887513
Latitude: 53.9577 Longitude: -2.1737

Key information:

Form of site: formal garden

Purpose of site: ornamental garden

Context or principal building: house

Site Style : formal

Site first created: Before 1799

Main period of development: Early 20th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 12

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