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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.

Location information:

Address: Wolverhampton Road, DY7 5AL

Locality: Prestwood, Stourbridge

Local Authorities:

Staffordshire; South Staffordshire; Kinver

Historical County: Staffordshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 138 Grid Ref: SO865861
Latitude: 52.4727 Longitude: -2.20017

Key information:

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

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