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ST LAURENCES CHURCH

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

Medieval church, wihch it has been suggested is a pre-conquest minster church, although there is no reference to this in Domesday Book. The church was mostly rebuilt in 1863. Beside the church was a moated rectory house and a tithe barn to its west. The rectory was ruinous by the late 17th...

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

Moated gardens and deer park covering an area of 26 hectares. The park and gardens were created during the 16th century. The park was extended during the mid 17th century, but had been reduced in size by 1860. The moated gardens were restored and replanted from 1957.

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

BOWOOD PARK

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

Bowood Park comprises an 18th century landscape park and woodland, a 19th century terraced garden, and 19th and 20th century woodland situated on an earlier park of 1614-15. Details of landscaping activity before the mid-late 18th century is uncertain but it is known that Capability Brown...

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

AIRE AND CALDER NAVIGATION

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

In 1699 authorization was granted to make the Aire to Leeds and the Calder to Wakefield navigable. By 1700, the engineer, John Hadley had constructed cuts on the Aire that allowed boats to reach Leeds Bridge from Knottingley and by 1702 barges were able to trade up the Calder to Wakefield....

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

COMBE ABBEY

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

Combe Abbey House was constructed on the site of a Cistercian abbey which was founded in 1150 and dissolved in 1539. Towards the end of the 16th century, John (afterwards Lord) Harington built the house incorporating three sides of the 15th century cloister, the south side of which had bee...

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

THORESBY PARK

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

Post Medieval deer park and landscape park at Thoresby Hall. An estate map of 1680 showns a layout of formal gardens, a lake was developed by 1725. The park was landscaped during the 1780s and involved Capability Brown. Humphry Repton redesigned a cascade and parts of the river in 1791. Th...

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