Keys to the Past

Capheaton landscape park (Capheaton)

The landscaped park around Capheaton Hall was created in about 1760. It is traditionally reported that Capability Brown was involved in the design of the gardens immediately around the house and possibly the lake as well. Features within the grounds include a ha ha, conservatory and walled garden, a folly ruin of a chapel, and a lake. Some of the features are Grade II Listed Buildings protected by law. This is a Grade II Registered Park and Garden.

Reference number:N10506
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Legal status:Listed Building
Event(s):DESK BASED ASSESSMENT, Green Rigg Wind Farm: cumulative review of landscape and visual and archaeological issues 2006; Northern Archaeological Associates

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See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Capheaton


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