Elvaston Castle Country Park, Elvaston, Derbyshire, England
Record Id: 1248
Site is open to the public. Opening may be limited, please check Visitor Information for any restrictions.
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.
Address: Elvaston Country Park, Borrowash Road, Elvaston, Derbyshire, DE72 3EP
Locality: Elvaston, Derbyshire
Derbyshire; South Derbyshire; Elvaston
Historical County: Derbyshire
|OS Landranger Map Sheet Number:||129||Grid Ref:||SK 407 330|
Opening contact details:
The grounds are open daily, 9am to dusk.
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
Site Size (Hectares): 80