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Brief description of site

Sheriff Hutton Hall has an associated landscape park and deer park. Other features include early-17th-century formal gardens, raised and sunken gardens, a terrace system, statuary, stonework and outbuildings.

Brief history of site

In 1335 licence was granted to Ralph de Nevill to impark his woods. By 1616 there was a`Laund House' or hunting lodge on the site. Between 1619 and 1624 Ingram built a substantial new house and attached garden at Sheriff Hutton. The Thompson family remodelled the house in the 1730s, pulling down the side wings, and laid out the landscape park during the 18th century or early to mid-19th century.

Location information:

Address: Sheriff Hutton, York, North Yorkshire, YO60 6RH

Locality: York

Local Authorities:

North Yorkshire; Ryedale; Sheriff Hutton

Historical County: North Riding of Yorkshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 100 Grid Ref: SE661656
Latitude: 54.0821 Longitude: -0.991121

Key information:

Form of site: landscape park

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Context or principal building: house

Site first created: 1619 to 1624

Main period of development: 18th century

Survival: Part: standing remains

Site Size (Hectares): 55

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