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Brief description of site

Parceval Hall has a designed garden associated with a greatly extended farm-house. The site has medieval origins, and was extended in the 17th century with some 20th-century alterations. The gardens are largely of early-20th-century design, which include a formal terrace garden, woodland garden and rock garden.

Brief history of site

In 1549 Sir John Yorke of Gouthwaite Hall purchased the manor of Appletreewick which included Parcevall Hall Estate. The oldest surviving parts of the hall date from the early-17th-century. Parcevall Hall was little altered until it was bought in 1927 by Sir William Milner Bt, who greatly extended the original stone farmhouse. At this time a formal terraced garden was constructed below the hall and an extensive rock garden was also created.

Location information:

Address: Appletreewick, Skyreholme, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 6DG

Locality: Skipton

Local Authorities:

North Yorkshire; Craven; Appletreewick

Historical County: North Riding of Yorkshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 98 Grid Ref: SE069612
Latitude: 54.0467 Longitude: -1.89611


The site is north-east of Skipton, off the B6160. Please see:

Visitor facilities

Visitor information:

The Tea Room is open between April & October. Please telephone 01756 720630 for opening times.

Key information:

Form of site: garden

Purpose of site: ornamental garden

Context or principal building: retreat

Site first created: After 1549

Main period of development: Early 20th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 9

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