Newbold Pacey Hall grounds
A park dating to the Imperial period which surrounds Newbold Pacey Hall, which is of this date. Features include a lake, pleasure grounds with terrace, kitchen garden and an ice house. It is marked on the Ordnance Survey map of 1886 and is situated in Newbold Pacey.
1 An earlier house on the site was remodelled in the late 18th/ early 19th century, and the grounds are said to have been ‘well laid out’. Features include parkland with sunken fences, lake, pleasure grounds with terrace, kitchen garden, icehouse. Recommended for inclusion on Local List.
2 – 3 The OS 1:10560 1886 Shts Warks 39SW/45NW show garden and park features including the ice house, sunken features and a sundial.
4 – 5 The OS 1:10560 1926/1906 Shts Warks 39SW/45NW show the area of the park shaded.
6 Shown on Greenwood’s map of 1822.
7 A number of features of the former late 18th century gardens were inspected during a site visit. A number of sunken fences are proposed for restoration. A ha-ha has been constructed immediately in front of the main house, which is rebuilt on the site of an earlier property. The current owner of Newbold Pacey Hall has a number of documents, estate maps and survey plans in their possession that do not seem to be available anywhere else.