Menabilly, Fowey, England
Record Id: 2266
This site is NOT open to public.
Brief description of site
Menabilly has about 15 hectares of pleasure grounds set within around 50 hectares of a late-18th century landscape park and woodland. There are significant views south from the pleasure grounds to the coast at Polridmouth. A stream flowing through the valley is dammed to form a chain of pools.
Brief history of site
The house at Menabilly was first built in about 1596. The grounds were developed throughout the 18th century and re-landscaped in the late-18th century. The plant collections developed through the 19th century.
Address: Menabilly, Polkerris, Fowey, Cornwall, PL24 2TN
Historical County: Cornwall
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Menabilly lies on the south coast of Cornwall, east of St. Austell.
Form of site: landscape park
Purpose of site: pleasure ground
Context or principal building: house
Site first created: 1596 to 1899
Main period of development: 19th century
Site Size (Hectares): 65