Birdwatching in the Dukeries and North Nottinghamshire
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Birdwatching in the Dukeries and North Nottinghamshire by David Herringshaw

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Published by s.n.] in [s.l .
Written in English


  • Birds -- Dukeries, England.,
  • Birds -- Nottinghamshire, England.

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StatementD. Herringshaw, R. A. Frost ; artwork and design by P. Leonard.
ContributionsFrost, R. A.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17912761M

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  You are in: Home > Places > Arthur Mee, The King's England: Nottinghamshire, Hodder & Stoughton, The Stately Homes. travellers in Notts come to the Dukeries, one of the loveliest patches of our Motherland, and one of the richest in associations, for this remnant of old Sherwood Forest has become the glorious domain of the three .   The Dukeries are four estates whose boundaries join and form a green and tranquil tract of Nottinghamshire which, until the Second World War, was a celebrated beauty spot. In , the writer J. Roger Baker re-visited the area for The Tatler and discovered that once more the estates were being cared for in a way which, while retaining the.   This article considers the Dukeries estates of north Nottinghamshire in the heyday of aristocratic power and prestige, from the mid Georgian to the mid Victorian period. It poses a contrast between visitors' impressions of the area as one of constancy and continuity, a point of reassurance in an age of political and social upheaval, and the Cited by: 1. The Nottinghamshire Birdwatchers is a registered charity with membership open to all. The society aims to promote an interest in birds in Nottinghamshire. We are a friendly group for anybody interested in wild birds, living in, or visiting, Nottinghamshire, irrespective of their level of knowledge, experience or skill. Also see their Facebook page.

Sherwood Forest NNR Once part of acre Royal Forest of Sherwood, the woodland is dominated by native oaks and other native trees such as silver birch, rowan, holly and South Forest,(RSPB) in the northern half of the site, is dominated by ling heather and supports a diverse range of insects and ground nesting birds such as woodlark, nightjar and tree pipit. Nestled in the North West of Nottinghamshire is the beautiful area known as The Dukeries, encompassing some of the county’s finest former Ducal estates and countryside. If rolling green fields, English country gardens and locally produced food sound appealing, you’ve come to the right place!   The Thoresby Estate is part of the Dukeries in north Nottinghamshire, so named after the group of Dukes who lived in and around Sherwood Forest, including Clumber, Rufford Abbey, Worksop Manor and. Welbeck Abbey in the Dukeries in North Nottinghamshire was the site of a monastery belonging to the Premonstratensian order in England and after the Dissolution of the Monasteries, a country house residence of the Dukes of is one of four contiguous ducal estates in North Nottinghamshire and the house is a grade I listed building.

  In north Nottinghamshire, though, both thrillingly overlap. Course we all know about Mr Hood, but it's the Dukeries that offer proper legend. Just below Worksop, wedged into the forest, are a. The Dukeries is an area of the county of Nottinghamshire so called because it contained four ducal seats. It is south of Worksop, which has been called its "gateway".The ducal seats were: Worksop Manor: a home of the Dukes of Norfolk, and nearest to Worksop;; Welbeck Abbey: seat of the Dukes of Portland;; Thoresby Hall: seat of the Dukes of Kingston (later of the Earls Manvers); and. Sterland in the Descriptive List of the Birds of Nottinghamshire{} thought the Hawfinch not uncommon in the Dukeries, whilst Whitaker in the same book bemoaned the fate of his peas being lost to their beaks. I also heard a similar story from one of my school teachers (a long time ago). A60 A A B 1. Worksop Priory. Worksop is well worth a visit as it has a highly accessible town centre with the Priory, Memorial Gardens, the Chesterfield Canal and the old streets of the Town Centre. Like a lot of small towns, if you look, there is still a lot of charm.