Doddington Park, (also known as Doddington Hall, Nantwich), Nantwich, England
Record Id: 1095
Site is open to the public. Opening may be limited, please check Visitor Information for any restrictions.
Brief description of site
Doddington Park is an extensive 18th-century landscape park with woodlands and lake designed by Capability Brown. A castle dating from the 13th century lies to the north of the current hall. The site, which covers about 160 hectares, is in private ownership and is undergoing renovation work.
Brief history of site
The original residence was a 13th-century castle. A licence to crenellate was granted for Doddington in 1365. The gardens and park were laid out during the 18th century. The Hall was rebuilt between 1777 and the 1790s to designs by Samuel Wyatt.
Address: Doddington Park Farm, Nantwich, Cheshire, CW5 7PU
Cheshire East; Doddington
Historical County: Cheshire
|OS Landranger Map Sheet Number:||118||Grid Ref:||SJ 710 465|
East of the A529, north-east of Audlem
Opening contact details:
Grounds open by appointment only during refurbishment. Please contact before visiting.
Form of site: landscape park
Purpose of site: Ornamental
Context or principal building: great house
Site first created: After 1365
Main period of development: Late 18th century
Survival: Part: standing remains
Site Size (Hectares): 160