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Scampston Hall, Walled Garden

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Brief description of site

Scampston Hall has an associated landscape park designed by Lancelot Brown. The design incorporates a series of lakes ending in a Palladian bridge.

Brief history of site

Lancelot Brown designed the park at Scampston in 1782. The scheme was executed by Sir William St Quintin and estate staff.

Location information:

Address: Malton, North Yorkshire, YO17 8NG

Locality: Malton

Local Authorities:

North Yorkshire; Ryedale; Scampston

Historical County: East Riding of Yorkshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 101 Grid Ref: SE 865 755
Latitude: 54.168 Longitude: -0.676546

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Key information:

Form of site: landscape park

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Context or principal building: great house

Site first created: 1782

Main period of development: Late 18th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 170

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