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Brief description of site

Arbury Hall has an 18th century landscape park with lakes, constructed on the site of a former Augustinian priory. The site covers about 180 hectares, comprising ten hectares of gardens and 170 hectares of parkland and lakes. The gardens in the vicinity of the hall were modified in the 19th and 20th centuries. Features include wisteria, rhododendrons and azaleas, and a rose garden.

Brief history of site

Sir Edmund Anderson, a lawyer and later Lord Chief Justice, bought the site in 1567. He demolished the monastic buildings and constructed a new house around the site of the cloisters. Additions and alterations have since been made, notably around 1750.

Location information:

Address: Arbury Hall, Arbury, Nuneaton, Warwickshire, CV10 7PT

Locality: Nuneaton

Local Authorities:

Warwickshire; Nuneaton and Bedworth; Arbury

Historical County: Warwickshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 140 Grid Ref: SP334893
Latitude: 52.5006 Longitude: -1.50941


South-west of Nuneaton

Visitor facilities

Opening contact details:

02476 382 804
Open Bank Holiday weekends (Sun/Mon) only, Easter to September, 1.30pm to 6pm. Parties by appointment, Tues/Wed/Thurs, Easter to September

Visitor information:

Parking. WCs. Refreshments. Dogs on leads only. Shop. Disabled access.

Key information:

Form of site: landscape park

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Context or principal building: great house

Site Style : English landscape garden

Site first created: After 1567

Main period of development: Mid 18th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 180

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