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Brief description of site

Elvaston Castle has a landscape park, woodland and formal gardens. The site, which occupies about 80 hectares, also has a local nature reserve.

Brief history of site

William Barron created the site for the Earl of Harrington between 1830 and 1851.

Location information:

Address: Elvaston Country Park, Borrowash Road, Elvaston, Derbyshire, DE72 3EP

Locality: Elvaston, Derbyshire

Local Authorities:

Derbyshire; South Derbyshire; Elvaston

Historical County: Derbyshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 129 Grid Ref: SK 407 330
Latitude: 52.8929 Longitude: -1.39649

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Key information:

Form of site: landscape park

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Context or principal building: house

Site first created: 1830 to 1851

Main period of development: Mid 19th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 80

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