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Brief description of site

Lamellen is a 19th- and 20th-century woodland garden with a noted rhododendron collection. The site occupies about 15 hectares (7.5 hectares registered).

Brief history of site

The core of the present house was constructed from 1698. In the 1840s, the house was re-built, along with a greenhouse for orchids. A phase of tree planting took place between 1860 and 1880. Edward John Pemberthy Magor developed the gardens from 1901, particularly planting rhododendrons. The site was let after his death in 1941, but was restored and developed by his son from 1961.

Location information:

Address: Lamellen, St. Tudy, North Cornwall, PL30 3NR

Locality: North Cornwall

Local Authorities:

Cornwall; St. Tudy

Historical County: Cornwall

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 200 Grid Ref: SX056773
Latitude: 50.563 Longitude: -4.74621

Key information:

Form of site: woodland garden

Purpose of site: ornamental garden

Context or principal building: house

Plant type/environment: woodland garden

Site first created: After 1698

Main period of development: 19th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 15

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