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MANOR FARMHOUSE

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

Farmhouse, on an earlier moated site, of two storeys and cellars, has timber-framed walls, partly brick-cased, and some brick walls, with a slated hipped roof. The southern half incorporates a 17th-century framed house but the original plan cannot be ascertained; it retains an axial beam o...

LEIGH PARK

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

Formal gardens, kitchen garden, pleasure grounds and landscape park designed in 1829. The pleasure grounds were designed by Sir G T Staunton, and were part modelled on the Chinese Imperial park at Jehol and contains imported Chinese planting. Paths and avenues cross the park which also con...

HAM COURT

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

The gatehouse and curtain wall of an early 14th century castle built for Aymer de Valence, Earl of Pembroke, who obtained a licence to crenellate in 1315. The castle was adapted into a dwelling in the 17th century, and was extended in the 18th and 19th centuries. A documentary source of th...

NEWHOUSE FARM

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

The greater part of a small square moat remains south east of Newhouse Farm. The south west angle and part of the south arm have been filled in, and the inner side of the north arm has been mutilated by later digging. The remainder was water filled when visited in 1975, and there was no tr...

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

Supposed moat. The tithe map of 1841 shows buildings occupying the `island, which probably represent farm buildings, but these are no longer extant. The waterfilled ditches occur on the North, East and West sides, but there is no trace of there having been a ditch on the South side, which...

SEWARDSLEY PRIORY

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

Cistercian nunnery founded 1154-89 appropriated to Delapre (Cluniac) 1459-60 dissolved 1536. Despite the appropriation, there is no evidence that the order was changed. Building foundations seen, probable fishponds, ridge and furrow and enclosures. Post-medieval house mentioned. Gravestone...

LINSTOCK CASTLE

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

Farmhouse, formerly a tower house. Built in the 12th or early 13th century as palace for the Bishops of Carlisle, with 17th-20th century additions and alterations. Tower has large blocks of red sandstone, mostly from the Roman Wall nearby, for walls 2 me

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

Pottery dating from the 10th century to the present day has been found, together with earthworks. The parish tithe map of 1842 records a cottage and barton within this area.

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...

GREAT CHALFIELD MANOR

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

Moated manor house constructed circa 1480, on the site of a fortified manor house. Altered circa 1550 and again in 1840 when it was converted into a farmhouse. Restoration work was carried out between 1905-12. There are two water filled moats present to the north and south of the manor, wi...