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Brief description of site

Only 47 hectares now remain from a late-18th-century landscape park, designed by Lancelot Brown in 1776, which originally covered a larger area. The site is now a golf course, but retains the lake and woodland areas.

Brief history of site

Edgbaston Hall was rebuilt in 1717 after the original medieval manor house was burned down at the end of the English Civil War. The extensive gardens were landscaped by Lancelot Brown in 1776. The hall has either been empty or leased since 1782.

Location information:

Address: Edgbaston Hall, Church Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 3TB

Locality: Edgbaston

Local Authorities:

West Midlands; Birmingham; Edgbaston

Historical County: Warwickshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 139 Grid Ref: SP056 844
Latitude: 52.4575 Longitude: -1.91902

Directions:

The Vale, Edgbaston, south Birmingham

Key information:

Form of site: landscape park

Purpose of site: Recreational/sport

Context or principal building: golf course

Site first created: Before 1717

Main period of development: Late 18th century

Survival: Part: ground/below ground level remains

Site Size (Hectares): 47

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