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Brief description of site

Gatley Park is a 17th- and 18th-century park, with formal gardens of around 1900 associated with a country house.

Brief history of site

The Earl of March was licensed to make a deer park in 1301. The estate was bought in 1679 by the Dunne family, the present owners. The garden was laid out in the late-19th and early-20th centuries.

Location information:

Address: Leinthall Earls, Herefordshire, HR6 9TT

Locality: Ludlow

Local Authorities:

Herefordshire, County of; Aymestrey

Historical County: Herefordshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 148 Grid Ref: SO449685
Latitude: 52.3118 Longitude: -2.80965


Seven miles north-west of Leominster via the B4361 and minor roads.

Key information:

Form of site: landscape park

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Context or principal building: house

Site Style : English landscape garden

Site first created: 1301

Main period of development: 17th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 42

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