Designed landscapes which are of special
national historic interests are included a national register known
as the Register of Parks and Gardens compiled by English
Heritage. There are over 1450 sites on the register.
Within Bassetlaw there are 4 landscapes included on the
Clumber Park – Grade I
C18 landscape park of c.1600ha,
containing 8ha of C19 and early C20 formal and ornamental
Shireoaks Hall –Grade
Remains of early C18 landscape park with water
Welbeck Abbey – Grade II
Landscape park with much woodland, c.1200ha,
having had extensive C19 and early C20 formal gardens in the
vicinity of the house.
Babworth Hall- Grade II
C18 landscape park of c.1600ha, containing 8ha
of C19 and early C20 formal and ornamental gardens.
Although the parks and gardens are graded as
seen with listed buildings they have no additional statutory
protection in the way listed buildings do. Instead the Local
Planning Authority is required to make provisions for their
protection in their planning policies. The inclusion of a
landscape on the national register of parks and gardens also makes
them a material consideration in the planning process.
Therefore when determining an application for development which
would affect a registered park or garden the Local Planning
Authority will take into account the historic interest of the
Last Updated - 20/11/2012