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Brief description of site

Babworth Hall is set in a landscape park which is now in divided private ownership. Its features include pleasure grounds, a lake and a terrace around the house. It is possible that the current 18th-century house was built over a deserted medieval village.

Brief history of site

The landscape park at Babworth Hall was created in the late 18th century by Humphry Repton, who produced a Red Book in 1790 and was active at Babworth during the 1790s.

Location information:

Address: Babworth, Nottinghamshire, DN22 8EW

Locality: Babworth

Local Authorities:

Nottinghamshire; Bassetlaw; Babworth

Historical County: Nottinghamshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 120 Grid Ref: SK 687 810
Latitude: 53.3215 Longitude: -0.970113

Key information:

Form of site: landscape park

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Context or principal building: house

Site first created: 1768 to 1799

Main period of development: Late 18th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 85

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