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The park opened in 1913 and the tour will look at both the history within the park and the wildlife. The tour will take approximately 1 hour.

The history includes the following – the Queen’s Sconce from the English Civil War, Scales linen factory manufacturing agricultural smocks in the Victorian age, willow weaving and reference to a small gauge railway that crossed the park transporting gypsum to the river.

Pre-booking: Required
Limited to 10 on a first come first served basis to enable social distancing
Booking Contact: George Hemstock
Call: 07971 486301
Email: george.hemstock@nsdc.info
Booking opens: 31 August 2020
Booking closes: 10 September 2020

This event will run in line with local & national government guidelines at the time of the festival. The number of participants has been reduced so that social distancing can be maintained throughout the tour. There are hand washing facilities in the toilets next to Rumbles Cafe.

Details

Date:
September 11
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.heritageopendays.org.uk/visiting/event/sconce-and-devon-park

Venue

Sconce and Devon Park
Boundary Road
Newark, Nottinghamshire NG24 4AU United Kingdom
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Phone:
01636 650000
Website:
https://www.newark-sherwooddc.gov.uk/sconceanddevon/