Dingley Hall 7892

Market Harborough, Kettering, Northamptonshire, England

Brief Description

Lying on the northern boundary of Northamptonshire with Leicestershire and overlooking the valley of the River Welland, Dingley Hall is situated on the north side of the village of Dingley. The parkland survives in good condition, except for building in the kitchen garden. Formal gardens survive to the south, albeit of unknown date. More formal gardens may have existed to south and west under the present informal landscape.

History

Sir Nicholas Griffin empowered to empark 72 acres in 1555. Little is known about the landscaping until the 19th century.

Features

Style

  • Formal
Lake, Icehouse, Kitchen Garden, Gate Piers, Moat, Greenhouse
Access & Directions

Directions

Take the Corby road out of Market Harborough.
Authorities

Civil Parish

  • Dingley
Associated People

Just one person associated to Dingley Hall

References

References

Contributors

  • Rod Conlon

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