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Brief description of site

Moccas Court is the site of a landscape park on the south bank of the River Wye, re-modelled in the late-18th century around a house of 1775. The park extends to join a large ancient deer park.

Brief history of site

The deer park may be medieval, but only became attached to Moccas in the 16th century. The part nearest the River Wye was remodelled in the late-18th century by Lancelot Brown and then Humphry Repton.

Location information:

Address: Moccas Court, Moccas, Herefordshire, HR2 9LH

Locality: Moccas, Herefordshire

Local Authorities:

Herefordshire, County of; Moccas

Historical County: Herefordshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 148 Grid Ref: SO358435
Latitude: 52.0861 Longitude: -2.93837


Ten miles west of Hereford via the A438, then crossing the River Wye at Bredwardine and then east on the B4352.

Key information:

Form of site: landscape park

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Context or principal building: hotel

Site first created: After 1771

Main period of development: 18th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 312

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