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Brief description of site

Oakly Park has a very large landscape park, and a garden in the vicinity of the house.

Brief history of site

The buildings of the Benedictine priory were converted to a private house by Charles Foxe after 1541. Oakly was first imparked in the 15th or 16th century, and the landscape park and gardens were developed in the 18th and 19th centuries, primarily by William Emes.

Location information:

Address: Oakly Park, Bromfield, near Ludlow, Shropshire, SY8 2JP

Locality: Bromfield, Shropshire

Local Authorities:

Shropshire; Bromfield

Historical County: Shropshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 137 Grid Ref: SO487764
Latitude: 52.3832 Longitude: -2.75512

Key information:

Form of site: landscape park

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Context or principal building: manor house

Site first created: 1541 to 1799

Main period of development: 18th century

Survival: Part: standing remains

Site Size (Hectares): 160

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