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Brief description of site

Newburgh Priory has an associated landscape park and woodland. Other features include a walled garden, water garden and yew topiary.

Brief history of site

The site was originally an Augustinian Priory dating from 1145. It was dissolved in 1538. Newburgh Priory was converted into a private residence in 1546.

Location information:

Address: Newburgh Priory, Coxwold, York, North Yorkshire, YO61 4AS

Locality: Thirsk

Local Authorities:

North Yorkshire; Hambleton; Newburgh

Historical County: North Riding of Yorkshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 100 Grid Ref: SE542764
Latitude: 54.1805 Longitude: -1.17106

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Key information:

Form of site: landscape park

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Context or principal building: house

Site first created: 1546

Main period of development: Mid 18th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 450

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