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Brief description of site

The Hurlingham Club is a private club with lawns, flower gardens and sports facilities including polo lawns.

Brief history of site

The house originates in the 1760s, and was enlarged in 1800 with advice on the grounds from Humphry Repton. The present grounds, which belong to a private club, cover about 17 hectares. Edwin Lutyens designed the forecourt gardens and a small 'rose garden' from 1906. The gardens on the west front were laid out between 1987 and 1993 by David Jacques, with detailed design by Ivor Cunningham. Gardens laid out since 1995 were designed by Lucy Huntington.

Location information:

Address: The Hurlingham Club, Ranelagh Gardens, London, SW6 3PR

Locality: Fulham

Local Authorities:

Greater London; Hammersmith and Fulham

Historical County: Middlesex

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 176 Grid Ref: TQ250757
Latitude: 51.4665 Longitude: -0.201876

Key information:

Form of site: landscape garden

Purpose of site: Recreational/sport

Context or principal building: recreational

Site Style : English landscape garden

Site first created: After 1760

Main period of development: Late 18th century

Survival: Part: standing remains

Site Size (Hectares): 17

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