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Brief description of site

Crowe Hall has villa gardens of 3 hectares, developed on a hillside site in the 19th and 20th centuries.
The gardens have occasional open days in the spring.

Brief history of site

Crowe Hall was built in about 1760 for Brigadier Crowe, and a late 18th century sketch shows it set in informal parkland. The house was re-built in the early-19th century and a framework for a formal terraced garden was laid out.

Location information:

Address: Widcombe Hill, Bath, BA2 6AR

Locality: Bath

Local Authorities:

Bath and North East Somerset

Historical County: Gloucestershire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 172 Grid Ref: ST760640
Latitude: 51.3745 Longitude: -2.34619

Directions:

The gardens lie off the A3062, which can be reached from the A36 near Bath.

Key information:

Form of site: garden

Purpose of site: ornamental garden

Context or principal building: house

Site first created: 1760

Main period of development: Mid 19th century

Survival: Part: standing remains

Site Size (Hectares): 3

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