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Brief description of site

Broughton Hall has an associated landscape park and pleasure grounds. Other features include an Italianate terraced garden designed by William Andrews Nesfield and a walled garden restored in the late-20th century and redesigned by Dan Pearson.

Brief history of site

Broughton Hall has been in the hands of the Tempest family for the last 900 years. An undated 14th-century document records the acquisition of a house, watermill and part of the manor of Broughton by Sir John Tempest. The landscape park was created in the 18th and 19th centuries. William Andrews Nesfield designed the terraced garden in around 1855.

Location information:

Address: Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 3AE

Locality: North Yorkshire

Local Authorities:

North Yorkshire; Craven; Broughton

Historical County: West Riding of Yorkshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 103 Grid Ref: SD942507
Latitude: 53.9524 Longitude: -2.08987

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Opening contact details:

Open by appointment only. Telephone 01756 799608 for further details.

Key information:

Form of site: landscape park

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Context or principal building: great house

Site first created: Before 1399

Main period of development: 18th century

Survival: Part: standing remains

Site Size (Hectares): 75

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