Seaton Delaval, (also known as Seaton Delaval Hall), Northumberland, England
Record Id: 2931
Site is open to the public. Opening may be limited, please check Visitor Information for any restrictions.
Brief description of site
Seaton Delaval has the remains of a garden layout on a raised platform. The gardens cover some six hectares, in grounds of around 16 hectares. There is an avenue of around 1.8 kilometres to the south-west. The site has recently been acquired by the National Trust, following a lengthy campaign to save it for the local community.
Brief history of site
The site dates from around 1720 and was designed by Sir John Vanbrugh, with earlier and later features. Much of the garden was designed in 1947 by James Russell, with further restoration in the 1950s and 1960s.
Address: Avenue Road, Seaton Delaval, NE26 4QR
Northumberland; Seaton Delaval
Historical County: Northumberland
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Opening contact details:
The site is open from Friday to Monday between April and December. Please see:http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/place-pages/4032/pages/opening-times-calendar
Form of site: garden
Purpose of site: ornamental garden
Context or principal building: house
Site first created: 1718 to 1728
Main period of development: Early 18th century
Site Size (Hectares): 22