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Brief description of site

Attingham Park has a landscape park, deer park and woodland of around 200 hectares. The park encloses gardens around the hall. There is also a Home Farm run by National Trust tenants.

Brief history of site

Tern Hall was built on the site shortly after 1700. Attingham Park was created in the late-18th-century. The new hall was built in 1785, and Tern Hall was demolished. Thomas Leggatt planted some tree clumps in the park in the 1770s. Humphry Repton produced a Red Book in 1798 and his proposals were largely implemented.

Location information:

Address: Attingham Park, SY4 4TP

Locality: Shrewsbury, Shropshire

Local Authorities:

Shropshire; Atcham

Historical County: Shropshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 126 Grid Ref: SJ 550 098
Latitude: 52.684 Longitude: -2.66711

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Key information:

Form of site: landscape park

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Context or principal building: great house

Site first created: 1700 to 1798

Main period of development: Late 18th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 264

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