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Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The earthwork remains of a Jacobean manor house and surrounding formal gardens immediately west and south of St Maurices Church. The manor house was built between 1607 and 1620 for Sir Thomas Darrell and was the predecessor of the mid-Georgian Horkstow Hall which is sited some 900 metres t...

HOLME LACY PARK

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Landscape park and formal gardens at Holme Lacy. The formal gardens were created during the late 17th century or early 18th century commissioned either by the second or third Viscount Scudamore. The gardens were redesigned for Viscountess Frances Scudamore from 1720 by Lord Digby and Lord...

COLCHESTER ABBEY

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The buried and visible remains of the Benedictine Abbey of St John which is located on the southern outskirts of Colchester town centre. Also present are the buried remains of a small pre-Conquest church which preceded the foundation of the monastery, and part of one of the extensive extra...

DUNHAM PARK

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Deer park, landscape park and ornamental gardens to Dunham Hall. The deer park was created during the 17th century with formal landscaping taking place after 1694 until the mid 18th century. Surviving features include tree avenues and a range of water features and woodland. The grounds hav...

TREGOTHNAN PARK

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Deer park, landscape park, gardens and pleasure grounds to Tregothnan House. The deer park had been created by the mid 17th century and is described, together with formal gardens in 1698. The present park was landscaped by Humphry Repton who produced a Red Book in 1809. The pleasure ground...

BLAGDON PARK

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Landscape park, pleasure grounds and gardens to Blagdon Hall covering an area of 175 hectares. The park and gardens were first laid out when the house was rebuilt circa 1700-10 and may have been relandscaped during the mid 18th century by Francis Richardson. The pleasure grounds date to th...

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Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Landscape park and gardens to Cokenach House covering an area of 85 hectares. Formal gardens are first documented in 1700, by 1728 the gardens had developed and included a network of canals and formal ponds encircling garden compartments. The park had also been been created by 1728. Improv...

EASTON NESTON PARK

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Landscape park, pleasure grounds and formal gardens to Easton Neston House. The landscape park was created circa 1700 and altered between 1791-1806 and in 1819. The gardens and pleasure gardens were laid out during the 17th century and may have included advice by Sir Christopher Wren in 16...

SOMERIES CASTLE

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The upstanding and buried remains of the late medieval magnates residence known as Someries Castle and the adjacent garden earthworks. The upstanding remains include the gatehouse and chapel forming the north west wing of the magnates residence. Although the roof has gone, the walls surviv...

LULWORTH PARK

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Formal gardens situated within a landscape park at Lulworth Park. The park was empark in 1601 and contained deer, most now returned to agriculture. The gardens were set out during the mid 17th century,and most features the walled garden and areas of woodland have disappeared. Parts of the...