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Brief description of site

Enys is an 84 hectare park developed in the early-19th century around a country house, with the remains of formal gardens dating from the late-17th or early-18th century.

Brief history of site

The Enys estate is known to have been inhabited during the reign of Edward I. Reference is made in the early-17th century to the planting of fir trees, and by the early-18th century the house was accompanied by fine gardens. The house and gardens were re-designed by Henry Harrison in 1833.

Location information:

Address: Enys, St Gluvias, Penryn, TR10 9LB

Locality: Penryn

Local Authorities:

Cornwall; Penryn

Historical County: Cornwall

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 204 Grid Ref: SW792363
Latitude: 50.1855 Longitude: -5.09435

Visitor facilities

Opening contact details:

The gardens are open between April and September. Please see:
http://www.enysgardens.org.uk/gardens/opening-times-and-prices/

Key information:

Form of site: garden

Purpose of site: ornamental garden

Context or principal building: house

Site first created: 1350 to 1709

Main period of development: Early 19th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 84

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