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Brief description of site

Enville has landscape pleasure grounds and a park. There is also a mid-18th century ferme ornee, probably by William Shenstone, with buildings by Sanderson Miller. The ornamental grounds were extended from 8 to 30 hectares by John Aiton, head gardener, in the mid-19th century.

Brief history of site

The manor of Enville was held from the early-16th century by the Greys. The site was much improved in the mid-18th century. In the mid-19th century, extensive flower gardens were laid out by the seventh Earl of Stamford.

Location information:

Address: Kinver Road, Enville, DY7 5HA

Locality: Stourbridge

Local Authorities:

Staffordshire; South Staffordshire; Enville

Historical County: Staffordshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 138 Grid Ref: SO825862
Latitude: 52.4734 Longitude: -2.25906

Key information:

Form of site: landscape park

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Context or principal building: house

Site first created: After 1500

Main period of development: Mid 18th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 300

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