Fawsley, Daventry, England
Record Id: 1311
Site is open to the public. Opening may be limited, please check Visitor Information for any restrictions.
Brief description of site
The site originated in the 14th century, with developments in the 16th, 18th and 19th centuries. The park was landscaped by Lancelot Brown in about 1763 and remains generally intact, though the gardens were largely replanted in the 20th century.
Brief history of site
The present house was begun by Richard Knightley, who died in 1534. The house was unoccupied after 1913, and the contents were sold in 1914.
Address: Fawsley Hall Hotel, Fawsley, nr Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN11 3BA
Northamptonshire; Daventry; Fawsley
Historical County: Northamptonshire
|OS Landranger Map Sheet Number:||152||Grid Ref:||SP562568|
On the A361 between Daventry and Banbury
Opening contact details:
Hotel guests only.
Form of site: landscape park
Purpose of site: Ornamental
Context or principal building: hotel
Site Style : English landscape garden
Site first created: Before 1534
Main period of development: Mid 18th century
Site Size (Hectares): 330