Appuldurcombe, Isle of Wight, England
Record Id: 106
Site is open to the public. Opening may be limited, please check Visitor Information for any restrictions.
Brief description of site
Appuldurcombe has the remnants of an 18th-century landscape park. At its most extensive the park covered around 100 hectares, but is now in divided use and ownership. Features include an icehouse, four gate lodges and a ruined obelisk.
Brief history of site
Appuldurcombe House built around 1701-13 for Sir Robert Worsley, on the site of a 16th-century building. Capability Brown was called in 1779, and subsequently produced a plan for 'alterations of the Place'.
Address: Wroxall, Ventnor, PO38 3EP
Locality: Isle of Wight
Isle of Wight; Godshill
Historical County: Hampshire
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The park is off the B3327, west of Wroxall.
Opening contact details:
The site is open daily from April to September. Hours are from 10 am to 4 pm, closing at 12 noon on Saturdays.
Form of site: landscape park
Purpose of site: Ornamental
Context or principal building: commercial
Site first created: After 1701
Main period of development: 18th century