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Description: Surround to Fish Pond with Islands Approximately 300 Metres South of House
Date Listed: 27 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 330447
OS Grid Reference: SE3886176010
OS Grid Coordinates: 438861, 476010
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1784, -1.4061
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SE 37 NE RAINTON WITH NEWBY BALDERSBY PARK
3/71 Surround to fish pond
300 metres south of
Surround to fish ponds, and islands. Early C18. Cobble and sandstone.
Fish pond surround approximately 250 metres long and 20 metres wide,
lined with coursed cobbles. Remains of 2 D-shaped islands in centre,
with narrow channel between and wall faces of coursed dressed sandstone,
heavily overgrown. The estate originally called Newby Park. These
structures may be the canal and the foundations of a bridge built
1704-1710 by Sir William Robinson while he was preparing to build his
new house (Boynton, p 97). The Estate formerly known as Newby Park.
L. Boynton, 'Newby Park, The First Palladian Villa in England',
pp 97-105 in H Colvin and J Harris (eds), The Country Seat, London,
Listing NGR: SE3886176010
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Source: English Heritage
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