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Brief description of site

Newton Park features landscaped pleasure grounds, set within a park of around 120 hectares.

Brief history of site

A park was enclosed in the late-17th century. The landscape park was laid out around 1761 by Capability Brown, with further work between 1796 and 1797 by Humphry Repton for William Gore Langton. Further improvements were carried out between 1902 and 1914 by Algernon Gore-Langton.

Location information:

Address: Newton St Loe, BA2 9BN

Locality: Bath

Local Authorities:

Bath and North East Somerset; Newton St. Loe

Historical County: Somerset

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 172 Grid Ref: ST697644
Latitude: 51.3778 Longitude: -2.43673


The site is on the A39, which can be reached from the A4.

Visitor facilities

Opening contact details:

The grounds are now a campus for Bath Spa University.

Key information:

Form of site: landscape park

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Context or principal building: university

Site first created: 1761

Main period of development: Mid 18th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 120

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