Prestwood, Prestwood, Stourbridge, England
Record Id: 2704
This site is NOT open to public.
Brief description of site
The house dates to the 16th century, and was remodelled in the 19th century. It was a sanitorium by 1925, then a hospital with wards on the terraces. It is now a care home for the elderly.
Brief history of site
The site is historically important for connections to Humphrey Repton, who discussed it in 'Fragments'. There is Victorian planting with considerable agricultural overlay.
Address: Wolverhampton Road, DY7 5AL
Locality: Prestwood, Stourbridge
Staffordshire; South Staffordshire; Kinver
Historical County: Staffordshire
|OS Landranger Map Sheet Number:||138||Grid Ref:||SO865861|
Form of site: garden
Purpose of site: ornamental garden
Context or principal building: nursing home
Main period of development: 16th century
Survival: Part: standing remains