Orchardleigh, Frome, England
Record Id: 2511
This site is NOT open to public.
Brief description of site
Orchardleigh has formal gardens and pleasure grounds of around four hectares, dating mainly from the 19th century. The pleasure grounds feature a main grass walk with a vista through a yew hedge to the park. There are also winding gravel walks and groves. The pleasure grounds are set within a landscaped deer park of around 325 hectares, dating from medieval times. The park has a lake formed from a stream. The house is now a venue for weddings and accommodation, and is open to patrons only.
Brief history of site
The house, built between 1855 and 1858 by T H Wyatt, replaced a mansion south of the church.
Address: Orchardleigh Park, BA11 2PH
Somerset; Mendip; Lullington
Historical County: Somerset
|OS Landranger Map Sheet Number:||183||Grid Ref:||ST777513|
Form of site: country estate
Purpose of site: Ornamental
Context or principal building: hotel
Site first created: After 1855
Main period of development: Mid 19th century
Site Size (Hectares): 329