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Brief description of site

Glendurgan is a 19th-century valley garden with rare trees and plants, with continuing development in the 20th century. The site occupies about 14 hectares.

Brief history of site

The valley garden was first created in the 1820s and further developed by the Fox family over the following years.

Location information:

Address: Glendurgan, Mawnan Smith, Falmouth, TR11 5JZ

Locality: Falmouth

Local Authorities:

Cornwall; Mawnan

Historical County: Cornwall

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 204 Grid Ref: SW772277
Latitude: 50.1075 Longitude: -5.1173

Directions:

The garden lies 4 miles south-west of Falmouth. Further directions are available from the National Trust.

Visitor facilities

Opening contact details:

The site is open only between February and November. Please see:
http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/place-pages/144/pages/opening-times-calendar

Key information:

Form of site: valley garden

Purpose of site: ornamental garden

Context or principal building: house

Site first created: 1820 to 1840

Main period of development: Early 19th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 14

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