Panaramic view

Birstwith Hall  | OS Grid Ref: 424066,458340  | Site classified as: Garden  | HPG Ref: 60093

Map Evidence

1854 OS
Formal gardens, walkways and parkland
1909 OS (sheet 153/7)
As above, lodge and possible greenhouse (?)
Plots 216, 218, 220, acreages 0.669, 5.866, 1.676.
Ackroyd family created gardens in 1920 - 1930s.

Extract from Site Visit report

Site Description: Formal park and landscaped gardens
Site Access: Bridlepath to rear of house; road to front of house
Visibility: Clear from road, viewed with binoculars
Micro climate: N/A
Buildings: Hall, modern greenhouse
Walkways / Gateways / Paths etc: Yes
Water features: Stream through grounds possibly 'improved' in 1970s
Other man-made features: Parkland with mature trees ; terrace with ballustrading to front of house
Natural features: Woodland
Planting: Mature trees incl copper beech & sweet chestnut; herbaceous borders.
General Condition: Excellent
Recommendations: Further investigation required
Other comments: Gardens open on selected dates
Recorder: PAW/DJC
Date: 25/7/07

Extract from 1851 OS map centred on Site
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