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Brief description of site

A house and associated gardens and small park, said to have been laid out by Markham Nesfield in about 1876. The site covers about 16.8 hectares. Original features included a kitchen garden, orchard, conservatory, lily pond, box maze, and artificial lake with island and bridge. The house is now a hotel and country club with sports facilities and a golf course.

Location information:

Address: Ardencote Manor Hotel, Lye Green Road, Claverdon CV35 8LS, CV35 8LT

Locality: Claverdon

Local Authorities:

Warwickshire; Stratford-on-Avon; Claverdon

Historical County: Warwickshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 151 Grid Ref: SP201655
Latitude: 52.2873 Longitude: -1.70675

Directions:

Off the A4189 north of Claverdon, south of the M40 between junctions 15 and 16

Key information:

Form of site: landscape park

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Context or principal building: hotel

Site Style : English landscape garden

Site first created: 1876

Main period of development: 19th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 16.8

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