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Brief description of site

Arley Hall is situated within a landscape park of about 190 hectares. The ornamental garden was created in the 19th and 20th centuries to the south-west of the house. The garden is divided into several distinctive areas, each different but all in a formal style. An arboretum called the Grove lies to the north-east of the house.

Brief history of site

Arley Hall was built between 1832 to 1842. It replaced an earlier house dating from around 1469.
The creation of the ornamental garden was carried out during the 19th and 20th centuries.

Location information:

Address: Arley Hall, Northwich, Cheshire, CW9 6NA

Locality: Northwich, Cheshire

Local Authorities:

Cheshire East; Aston by Budworth

Historical County: Cheshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 118 Grid Ref: SJ 675 809
Latitude: 53.324 Longitude: -2.48939

Directions:

Arley Hall lies 10 minutes drive from the M6 and the M56. Follow the brown tourist signs from Northwich if driving from the south and from Warrington if driving from the north.

Visitor facilities

Opening contact details:

Please see:
http://www.arleyhallandgardens.com/visitor-information/
or telephone 01565 777353

Key information:

Form of site: landscape park

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Context or principal building: great house

Site first created: 1800 to 1899

Main period of development: 19th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 190

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