SE3632 : Walled Garden, Temple Newsam (1)

taken 9 months ago, 3 km from Swillington, Leeds, Great Britain

Walled Garden, Temple Newsam (1)
Walled Garden, Temple Newsam (1)
Row of empty benches in the walled garden at Temple Newsam
Temple Newsam :: SE3432

A large country estate a few miles east of the city of Leeds, Temple Newsam dates back to Norman times and took its name from ownership by the Knights Templar in the 12th century. After a complex history (see Wikipedia etc. for more details) it is now owned by Leeds City Council. There is a charge for entry to the house and educational farm, but the extensive grounds, mostly landscaped by 'Capability' Brown, are free to use and are crossed by several public footpaths.

The house itself is listed grade 1, the stable block grade 2* and several other features grade 2; the park as a whole is listed under "parks and gardens".

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Wednesday, 1 September, 2021   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 7 September, 2021
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Park and Public Gardens 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 3632 3248 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:47.2427N 1:27.0129W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SE 3638 3249
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