Rode Hall, Crewe, England
Record Id: 2830
Site is open to the public. Opening may be limited, please check Visitor Information for any restrictions.
This site has the following component area(s):
Brief description of site
Rode Hall has a landscape park designed by Humphry Repton in 1790 and created by John Webb in the early-19th century. The park occupies about 88 hectares. Features include a lake which is a mile long and covers 16 hectares and an icehouse. There is also a formal garden of 1861 and a walled kitchen garden within the parkland. The site has an associated Reservoirs Act.
Brief history of site
The hall was re-built in around 1700, and the size of the hall was doubled in 1752. The parkland at Rode Hall was designed by Humphry Repton in 1790. John Webb implemented his plans between 1800 and 1810. W. A. Nesfield was commissioned to improve the site after 1861.
Address: Rode Hall, Church Lane, Scholar Green, Congleton, Cheshire, ST7 3QP
Cheshire East; Odd Rode
Historical County: Cheshire
|OS Landranger Map Sheet Number:||118||Grid Ref:||SJ 819 572|
South-east of Sandbach, north of Stoke-on-Trent.
Opening contact details:
The gardens are open from April to September, Tues/Wed/Thurs, 2pm to 5pm.
Also open in February for the snowdrop display.
Form of site: landscape park
Purpose of site: Ornamental
Context or principal building: house
Site first created: 1790 to 1810
Main period of development: Early 19th century
Site Size (Hectares): 88