Park/Garden record MNT26802 - Grounds at Owthorpe Hall


GARDEN (Post Medieval to Late 20th Century)


Grid reference Centred SK 67337 33543 (922m by 564m)
Map sheet SK63SE
District Rushcliffe
Civil Parish Owthorpe, Rushcliffe


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Site of the Hutchinson's mansion. House and grounds with avenue to south shown on Chapman 1774, gone by 1835. Recent uncoordinated excavations. (1)
After 1660 - "the Colonel lived with all imaginable retiredness at home … he took up his time in opening springs and planting trees and dressing his plantations". (4)
See M884 for site of house, M845, M885 for fishponds.

<1> Notts Historic Gardens Trust, 1995-1997, Notts Historic Parks and Gardens Files (Unpublished document). SNT4553.

<2> Sanderson G, 1835, 20 miles around Mansfield - 2 in (Map). SNT48.

<3> Chapman J, 1774, Nottinghamshire - approx 1in (Map). SNT550.

<4> Throsby J, 1790, Thoroton's History of Notts Vol 1, p 160 (Published document). SNT1345.

<5> Keeble N H (ed), 1806, Lucy Hutchinson: Memoirs of the Life of Colonel Hutchinson, p 292 (Published document). SNT4608.

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Notts Historic Gardens Trust. 1995-1997. Notts Historic Parks and Gardens Files.
  • <2> Map: Sanderson G. 1835. 20 miles around Mansfield - 2 in.
  • <3> Map: Chapman J. 1774. Nottinghamshire - approx 1in.
  • <4> Published document: Throsby J. 1790. Thoroton's History of Notts Vol 1. p 160.
  • <5> Published document: Keeble N H (ed). 1806. Lucy Hutchinson: Memoirs of the Life of Colonel Hutchinson. p 292.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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