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Surround to Fish Pond with Islands Approximately 300 Metres South of House

A Grade II Listed Building in Rainton with Newby, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1150029

English Heritage Legacy ID: 330447

Location: Rainton with Newby, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, YO7

County: North Yorkshire

District: Harrogate

Civil Parish: Rainton with Newby

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Listing Text

SE 37 NE RAINTON WITH NEWBY BALDERSBY PARK

3/71 Surround to fish pond
with islands
approximately
300 metres south of
house
-

- II


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,
1970.


Listing NGR: SE3886176010

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