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Brief description of site

Lower Gatton Park is a park and pleasure grounds forming the setting for a country house.

Brief history of site

The site was already in existence by 1751. There were improvements in the 1760-70s by Lancelot Brown. The gardens were remodelled in the late-19th century by HE Milner, and elaborated during the early-20th century.

Location information:

Address: Gatton Park, RH2 0TW

Locality: Reigate

Local Authorities:

Surrey; Reigate and Banstead; Reigate Hill

Historical County: Surrey

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 187 Grid Ref: TQ278528
Latitude: 51.26 Longitude: -0.169811

Visitor facilities

Opening contact details:

There are regular open days. Please see:
http://www.gattonpark.com/visitingtimes.html

Key information:

Form of site: landscape park

Purpose of site: pleasure ground

Context or principal building: school

Site first created: 1762 to 1768

Main period of development: Late 18th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 234

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