Panaramic view

South Park  | OS Grid Ref: 423900,474200  | Site classified as: Park  | HPG Ref: 60131

Map Evidence

1857 OS
Not shown or named
1929 OS
South Park named S of Kex Beck and Park Wood sited to the SE of Kirkby Malzeard village. Possibly associated with North Park to the N of the beck.
A large open expanse devoid of field boundaries with a scattering of trees together with a large pond, on its S extent, and a sports field with pavilion towards the centre.

Extract from Site Visit report

Site Description: Park
Site Access: Can be viewed from the road to N, and footpath to E
Visibility: Good
Micro climate: Open, sloping downwards from W, then rises on E side
North boundary: Iron railings, post and wire fence, recently planted hedge by road
South boundary: Low hedge and fence
East boundary: Post and wire mesh fence, some hedgerow trees
West boundary: Low wall, hedge and fence to road
Buildings: South Park Farm, Lawnwith Farm, modern barns
Walkways / Gateways / Paths etc: Now farm land. Limited public rights of way, farm tracks
Water features: Lake surrounded by trees as per 1910 OS map
Other man-made features: None. No trace of cricket pitch and pavilion as shown on 1910 OS map
Natural features: Lake may be natural
Planting: Trees along hedgerows, pasture land
General Condition: OK for farmland
Local knowledge: Photographs (Yes)
Other comments: Boundaries of North and South Parks may suggest possible former deer park
Recorder: EB
Date: 28/02/10

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