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Brief description of site

Baddesley Hall is a medieval moated manor house with a courtyard garden of about 0.2 hectares, and surrounding lawn, fields, orchard and woodland occupying 33 hectares in total. The earliest surviving details in the gardens are a series of fishponds dug in 1444. Other features include a Victorian lakeside walk, a nature trail, and a late-19th-century formal garden.

Brief history of site

Nicholas Brome, who died in 1517, imparked the site of the former village of Baddesley Clinton. There had been a manor house on the site since at least 1438.

Location information:

Address: Rising Lane, Baddesley Clinton, Knowle, Solihull, West Midlands, B93 0DQ

Locality: Solihull

Local Authorities:

Warwickshire; Warwick; Baddesley Clinton

Historical County: Warwickshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 139 Grid Ref: SP201715
Latitude: 52.3412 Longitude: -1.7064

Directions:

5 miles south-east of Solihull. 6 miles south of M42 exit 5.

Visitor facilities

Opening contact details:

01 564 783294
Core opening hours for grounds: March to November, 12 noon to 4pm. Check for variations.

Visitor information:

Parking, refreshments, shop, WCs. Disabled access. Dogs in car park only, on leads only.

Key information:

Form of site: garden

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Context or principal building: manor house

Site first created: Before 1517

Main period of development: Early 18th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 33

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