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Brief description of site

Patshull Hall has late-17th-century formal gardens and pleasure grounds with 18th- and 19th-century additions. The grounds form the setting of a country house, surrounded by a park of 550 hectares.

Brief history of site

The moated manor house was owned by the Astley family from 1451 until 1765. Large sums were spent on landscaping the grounds in the late-17th century. Patshull Hall was rebuilt around 1750 by James Gibbs on a new site on higher ground. New ancilliary buildings were also added. From 1765, under new ownership, extensive works were undertaken in the grounds, probably with assistance from Lancelot Brown. Alterations and additions were carried out in the later-1850s.

Location information:

Address: Burnhill Green, South Staffordshire, WV6 7HR

Locality: Wolverhampton

Local Authorities:

Staffordshire; South Staffordshire; Pattingham and

Historical County: Staffordshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 138 Grid Ref: SJ802009
Latitude: 52.6055 Longitude: -2.2938

Directions:

Follow the M54 from junction 3 of the M6. Please see:
http://patshull-park.co.uk/location/

Visitor facilities

Opening contact details:

The site is now a hotel, golf and country club.

Key information:

Form of site: landscape park

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Context or principal building: commercial

Site first created: 1667 to 1699

Main period of development: Late 17th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 550

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