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Rocks, The, parkland

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Brief description of site

The Rocks has the fragmented remains of an 18th-century landscape park and a 19th-century Romantic rock valley garden. This record was checked with South Gloucestershire Historic Monument Records Officer - June 2010.

Brief history of site

It is thought that a typical 18th-century park was laid out prior to the extensive modifications of the early-19th century.

Location information:

Address: Marshfield, South Gloucestershire, SN14 8AP

Locality: Bath

Local Authorities:

South Gloucestershire; Marshfield

Historical County: Gloucestershire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 172 Grid Ref: ST790705
Latitude: 51.4331 Longitude: -2.30348

Key information:

Form of site: valley garden

Purpose of site: ornamental garden

Context or principal building: house

Plant type/environment: rock garden

Site first created: 1733 to 1767

Main period of development: Early 19th century

Survival: Part: standing remains

Site Size (Hectares): 32

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