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Brief description of site

This is a well-preserved example of a large landscaped park laid out in its present form in the late-18th century, typical of the work of Capability Brown who provided a plan for improvements in 1775.

Brief history of site

The Fauconbergs had a deer park at Rise in the 13th century. A plan of 1716 shows the Bethells’ house, which had 13 hearths in 1672, on the site of the present Rise Hall, set in modest formal gardens. The owner chiefly responsible for the landscaping was William Bethell, owner 1772-1799, but some improvements were probably carried out by Richard Bethell, owner 1814-1864.

Location information:

Locality: Hornsea, East Yorkshire

Local Authorities:

East Riding of Yorkshire; Rise

Historical County: East Riding of Yorkshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 107 Grid Ref: TA153419
Latitude: 53.8605 Longitude: -0.248333

Key information:

Form of site: landscape park

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Context or principal building: country house

Site first created: 1772 to 1799

Main period of development: Late 18th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 140

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