Sledmere House, East Yorkshire, England
Record Id: 2998
Site is open to the public. Opening may be limited, please check Visitor Information for any restrictions.
This site has the following component area(s):
Brief description of site
Sledmere House has an associated landscape park, plantations and gardens. The core is about 300 hectares. Features include an 18th-century octagonal walled garden, a recently laid out parterre and herbaceous borders.
Brief history of site
In 1776 Thomas White prepared a design for the landscape for Christopher Sykes. Lancelot Brown was also consulted and prepared a plan in 1778. Elements from both designs were incorporated.
Address: Sledmere House, Driffield, East Yorkshire, YO25 3XG
Locality: East Yorkshire
East Riding of Yorkshire; Sledmere
Historical County: East Riding of Yorkshire
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Opening contact details:
The site is open between April and September. It is closed on Saturdays and Mondays.
Form of site: landscape park
Purpose of site: pleasure ground
Context or principal building: great house
Site first created: 1776 to 1778
Main period of development: Late 18th century
Site Size (Hectares): 300