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METTINGHAM CASTLE

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

Earthwork and structural remains of a moated, fortified manor house and college of secular priests, the latter extant between 1394 and 1542. A licence to crenellate the manor house was granted in 1342. A document of 1562 describes the site as being enclosed by a stone wall and entered via...

Resource is part of: http://registry.ariadne-infrastructure.eu/collection/22721290

THE QUARRY

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

Medieval stone quarry now the site of an ornamental garden which is known as The Dingle, a sunken garden within a public park developed from circa 1879. The Dingle contains a sunken pool with an island, trees, paths and an area of formal bedding divided by paths, centred on a stone fountai...

Resource is part of: http://registry.ariadne-infrastructure.eu/collection/22721290

CROWNHILL FORT

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

The earthwork, rock cut and some of the earth covered parts of the Royal Commission fort known as Crownhill Fort, built between 1863 and 1872. Part of a series of defences which protected the city of Plymouth and Devonport Dockyard from attack by land. The fort was designed by Captain EF D...

Resource is part of: http://registry.ariadne-infrastructure.eu/collection/22721290

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

Late nineteenth century formal gardens and wooded grounds to Bowes Museum. The museum was constructed 1869-76 and opened to the public in 1892. The grounds are planted with woodland and individual trees between 1869-74. The main feature of the gardens is an oval parterre, driveways and an...

Resource is part of: http://registry.ariadne-infrastructure.eu/collection/22721290

BENHAM PARK

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

Eighteenth century landscape park. Woodland is present along the northern boundary and in the northeast quarter. Activities prior to 1773 are uncertain, after this Capability Brown and Henry Holland were responsible for landscaping. This included open parkland and lawns, ha ha and lake. A...

Resource is part of: http://registry.ariadne-infrastructure.eu/collection/22721290

WARWICK CASTLE

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

A Medieval motte and bailey castle built in 1068 extended and rebuilt during the 13th and 14th century with 15th century additions. Alterations to the Bear and Clarence towers in the reign of Richard III to carry artillery. King James I granted the ruinous castle to Sir Fulke Greville in 1...

Resource is part of: http://registry.ariadne-infrastructure.eu/collection/22721290

APPULDURCOMBE PARK

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

Landscape park to Appuldurcombe House, comprising woodland to the southwest of the house and tree belts along the south and eastern boundaries. Most of the park comprises open parkland planted with scattered trees and was first landscaped in 1779 by Capability Brown. Later features include...

Resource is part of: http://registry.ariadne-infrastructure.eu/collection/22721290

STOURHEAD GARDENS

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

Eighteenth century landscape garden, lake and woodland situated within larger estate at Stourhead, an eminent example of a landscape created by amateurs, its success due in part to the masterly siting of buildings round the lake, visible singly or in combination from different points along...

Resource is part of: http://registry.ariadne-infrastructure.eu/collection/22721290

PIEL CASTLE

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

Originally fortified in the Reign of King Stephen (1135-54). A licence to crenellate was granted in 1327 and the visible remains probably date from that period. Dismantled 1403 and partly rebuilt circa 1429, The castle was ruinous by 1537. It was renovated in the mid-19th century. The monu...

Resource is part of: http://registry.ariadne-infrastructure.eu/collection/22721290

CALSHOT CASTLE

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

Small 16th century artillery castle with 18th and 19th century alterations. The curtain wall, tower, embrasured breastwork and part of the moat remain. The central tower is 15.5 metres in diameter and 10.5 metres high, with an octagonal ground floor and basement and two circular upper stor...

Resource is part of: http://registry.ariadne-infrastructure.eu/collection/22721290