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Brief description of site

Aldby Park is a landscape park with pleasure grounds which surround a country house. The gardens are open by appointment only. Please ring 01759 371398 for details.

Brief history of site

Thomas Knowlton re-modelled the park and gardens between 1743 and 1746. In the mid-1960s restoration began by the current owners.

Location information:

Address: Buttercrambe, York, North Yorkshire, YO41 1XU

Locality: York

Local Authorities:

North Yorkshire; Ryedale; Buttercrambe with

Historical County: North Riding of Yorkshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: Grid Ref: SE732582
Latitude: 54.0146 Longitude: -0.884397

Key information:

Form of site: landscape park

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Context or principal building: great house

Site first created: 1743 to 1746

Main period of development: Mid 18th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 36

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