Temple Newsam, Leeds, England
Record Id: 3229
Site is open to the public. Opening may be limited, please check Visitor Information for any restrictions.
Brief description of site
Temple Newsam comprises a landscape park and pleasure grounds set in a larger estate. The estate was largely created during the 18th century by William Etty and Lancelot 'Capability' Brown. Features include an 18th-century walled garden, a formal garden, lakes and rhododendron walks.
Brief history of site
There was a grand formal garden at Temple Newsam in the 17th century with avenues radiating out into the deer park. This was swept away and redeveloped in the 18th century in two phases, first by William Etty and then by Lancelot Brown in the latter part of the century.
Address: Temple Newsam, Temple Newsam Road, off Selby Road, Leeds, LS15 0AE
West Yorkshire; Leeds
Historical County: West Riding of Yorkshire
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The site can be reached from junction 46 of the M1.
Opening contact details:
The park is open throughout the year. The house and farm are open Tuesday to Sunday from 10.30 am.
Form of site: country estate
Purpose of site: country park
Context or principal building: country house
Main period of development: Late 18th century
Site Size (Hectares): 370