Bolton Hall engraving, R Godfrey, 1775 (Published with kind permission of North Yorkshire County Record Office, ref: EE 76/20)
The Gardens and Designed Landscape of Bolton Hall, Wensleydale
Explore, in this blog, the development of the designed landscape at Bolton Hall in the Yorkshire Dales.
The Green, Richmond, Yorkshire, the seat of John Yorke Esq by Mr Cuit 1799 (Published with kind permission of the Yorke Archives)
Temple Grounds, Richmond: Mr Yorke’s Garden
Explore 600 years of the history of Temple Grounds, aka The Green Estate, and the gardens developed by John Yorke in the 18th century.
Constable Burton by Kip & Knyff, from Britannia Illustrata, 1707 (Published with kind permission of North Yorkshire County Record Office)
Constable Burton Hall and its Gardens
Read all about the history of the designed landscape and Hall at Constable Burton, North Yorkshire.
Aske Hall from the south, c.1769-80 by George Cuit (Published with kind permission of the Zetland Collection)
Aske Hall, Richmond
Explore the history of the designed landscape at Aske Hall on the outskirts of the North Yorkshire market town of Richmond.
Adam Mickle, landscape designer
Introducing Adam Mickle and his work: the designer who shaped many of Yorkshire's designed landscapes between 1787 and 1811
Seek and ye shall find...or perhaps not?
Clues to the history of a designed landscape can come from all sorts of sources...
The plant list of Sir John Reresby
On the 11th of April 1642, Reresby of Thrybergh Hall, sat down and made a list of all the plants in his garden...
Portrait of Sir Thomas Frankland, 6th Baronet, 1777, by George Romney. Source.
Gardening life of Sir Thomas Frankland
Read how Sir Thomas, a gentleman botanist, experimented at his home, Thirkleby Hall in Yorkshire.
A glimpse of gardens from the past
Learn about old postcards of gardens and what they reveal