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Latitude: 54.1784 / 54°10'42"N
Longitude: -1.4061 / 1°24'21"W
OS Eastings: 438861
OS Northings: 476010
OS Grid: SE388760
Mapcode National: GBR LNM3.CX
Mapcode Global: WHD8V.C7NL
Entry Name: Surround to Fish Pond with Islands Approximately 300 Metres South of House
Listing Date: 27 September 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1150029
English Heritage Legacy ID: 330447
Location: Rainton with Newby, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, YO7
County: North Yorkshire
Civil Parish: Rainton with Newby
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire
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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