Kelston Park, Bath, England
Record Id: 1889
This site is NOT open to public.
Brief description of site
Kelston Park has a terraced garden and landscape park of around 75 hectares.
Brief history of site
Some time between 1567 and 1574, John Harrington began building a house which was finished by his son. It was intended to be one of the grandest houses in the county. Sir Caesar Hawkins, a leading surgeon, created a new mansion between 1765 and 1770, and commissioned Capability Brown to lay out the park in 1767-8.
Address: Kelston Park, BA1 9AE
Bath and North East Somerset; Kelston
Historical County: Somerset
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Form of site: landscape park
Purpose of site: Ornamental
Context or principal building: health and welfare
Site first created: 1567 to 1768
Main period of development: Late 18th century
Site Size (Hectares): 75