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North Park  | OS Grid Ref: 423700,474880  | Site classified as: Park  | HPG Ref: 60130

Map Evidence

1857 OS
Not shown or named
1929 OS
North Park named North of Kex Beck and Park Wood sited to the North East of Kirkby Malzeard village.
Possibly associated with South Park to the S of the beck.
At this date field systems across the area indicate farmland.

Extract from Site Visit report

Site Description: Park
Site Access: Public footpaths, one path on map no longer visible on ground
Visibility: Good
Micro climate: S facing slope
North boundary: Wooden post and wire fence, remains of hedge
South boundary: Wooden post and wire fence 1m high backing onto Park Wood, and metal railing on E side
East boundary: Wooden post and wire mesh fence
West boundary: Metal fence with sycamores in avenue formation by road
Buildings: Modern bungalow now N of farm track
Walkways / Gateways / Paths etc: Nothing visible
Water features: None visible
Planting: Now pasture land
General Condition: Open fields, condition OK
Local knowledge: No
Photographs: (Yes)
Other comments: No evidence of parkland features, all pasture fields. Boundaries of North and South Parks may suggest possible former deer park.
Recorder: EB
Date: 14/08/09

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