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Brief description of site

Grimston Park is an extensive landscape park with pleasure grounds and an associated Hall. Features include woodland belts, a stone bridge, an eyecatcher tower, and the Emperor's Walk.

Brief history of site

Grimston Park was first created in the early-19th century. William Andrews Nesfield designed the formal gardens at around the same time.

Location information:

Address: Tadcaster, North Yorkshire, LS24 9DB

Locality: Tadcaster

Local Authorities:

North Yorkshire; Selby; Grimston

Historical County: East Riding of Yorkshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 105 Grid Ref: SE 498 412
Latitude: 53.8646 Longitude: -1.24422

Key information:

Form of site: landscape park

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Context or principal building: house

Site first created: 1800 to 1833

Main period of development: Early 19th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 400

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