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Brief description of site

Allerton Park has a landscape park which is associated with a country house. Other features include terraced gardens and a kitchen garden.

Brief history of site

A new house was built and the park was enlarged during the 1720s. It was reworked further during the 1770s. The terraced gardens date from the mid-19th century.

Location information:

Address: Knaresborough, North Yorkshire, HG5 0SE

Locality: Knaresborough

Local Authorities:

North Yorkshire; Harrogate; Allerton

Historical County: West Riding of Yorkshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 105 Grid Ref: SE412579
Latitude: 54.0155 Longitude: -1.37274

Visitor facilities

Opening contact details:

The site is open on some weekends throughout the summer. Telephone 01423 330927 for further details.

Key information:

Form of site: landscape park

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Context or principal building: house

Site first created: 1720 to 1729

Main period of development: Early 18th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 212

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