Parks and gardens of Local Historic Interest were identified as part of the Doncaster Unitary Development Plan and were reviewed in 2013.
Parks and gardens are registered in order to identify those sites that are of either special or local interest.
Often described as a jewel in Doncaster’s crown, Cusworth Hall is a beautiful Grade I listed building set in acres of historic parkland. The house was built between 1740 and 1744 for local land owner William Wrightson and recent refurbishments have transformed the Hall into Heritage Doncaster’s social history museum.
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The Friends of Cusworth Park was formed in 2006 to support museum and park staff in renovating and rejuvenating Cusworth Park.
The house was built between 1740-1744 for local land owner William Wrightson by George Platt a local mason/architect.