Londesborough Park, Market Weighton, England
Record Id: 2141
This site is NOT open to public.
Brief description of site
Londesborough Park has a landscape park, woodland and gardens. There are parkland avenues, a lake and cascades and a 1730s kitchen garden.
Brief history of site
There was medieval enclosed garden associated with the manor house of that period. Robert Hooke designed gardens between 1660 and 1680 for the 1st Earl of Burlington. The 3rd Earl of Burlington extended and altered the gardens and park between 1721 and 1753 with the help of his gardener, Thomas Knowlton. Londesborough Park was restored during the 19th century.
Address: Londesborough Park, Londesborough, Market Weighton, East Yorkshire, YO43 3LF
Locality: Market Weighton
East Riding of Yorkshire; Londesborough
Historical County: East Riding of Yorkshire
|OS Landranger Map Sheet Number:||106||Grid Ref:||SE 873 456|
North of Market Weighton, between Market Weighton and Pocklington.
Form of site: country estate
Purpose of site: Ornamental
Context or principal building: great house
Site first created: 1660 to 1680
Main period of development: Late 17th century
Survival: Part: standing remains
Site Size (Hectares): 200