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Seaton Delaval Gardens (Seaton Valley)

Gardens at Seaton Delaval Hall. Photo by Northumberland County Council, 1990s.
Gardens at Seaton Delaval Hall. Photo by Northumberland County Council, 1990s.

Gardens at Seaton Delaval Hall. Photo Northumberland County Council, 1957.
Gardens at Seaton Delaval Hall. Photo Northumberland County Council, 1957.

These are the remains of the early 18th century garden at Seaton Delaval. Some of these formal gardens have been restored. Features of the garden include a pavilion, a walled garden and a pond. These are Grade II* listed buildings protected by law. Now a National Trust property.

Reference number:N11975
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Legal status:Conservation area
Listed Building
Event(s):WATCHING BRIEF, Seaton Delaval Hall 2010; TWM Archaeology
GEOPHYSICAL SURVEY, Seaton Delaval Hall pleasure grounds 2011; Archaeological Services Durham University
TOPOGRAPHIC SURVEY, Seaton Delaval Hall pleasure grounds 2011; Archaeological Services Durham University
DESK BASED ASSESSMENT, Seaton Delaval Hall 2011; Archaeological Services Durham University
WALKOVER SURVEY, Seaton Delaval Hall 2011; Archaeological Services Durham University
TEST PIT, Evaluation at Seaton Delaval Hall 2012; Archaeological Research Services
GEOPHYSICAL SURVEY, Seaton Delaval Hall, Seaton Sluice, Whitley Bay, Northumberland: geophysical surveys 2012; Archaeological Services Durham University
DESK BASED ASSESSMENT, Mausoleum, Seaton Delaval 2015; The National Trust

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