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Brief description of site

Astley Hall is a 19th-century house set in a small park with a lodge, formal garden and kitchen garden. In the mid-20th century the property belonged to the former Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin as Earl Baldwin of Bewdley. It is now in institutional use.

Brief history of site

The house was built for the Lea family. It was later sold to the former Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin. After his death in 1947 it became a school. It is now a nursing home.

Location information:

Address: Church Lane, Astley, Stourport-on-Severn, Worcestershire, DY13 0RW

Locality: Stourport

Local Authorities:

Worcestershire; Malvern Hills; Astley and Dunley

Historical County: Worcestershire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 138 Grid Ref: SO795677
Latitude: 52.307 Longitude: -2.30209

Directions:

Three miles south-west of Stourport-on Severn via the A451, then the B4196, then a minor road west.

Key information:

Form of site: formal

Context or principal building: house

Site first created: 1830 to 1850

Main period of development: Mid 19th century

Survival: Extant

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