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Brief description of site

Saling Grove is a mid-18th-century house with gardens designed by Humphry Repton in 1791. The gardens were extended in the 19th century with the addition of a walled kitchen garden. The site occupies about 15 hectares.

Brief history of site

Saling Grove was built by John Yeldham in 1754. In 1790 Yeldham commissioned Humphry Repton to lay out a park which was completed before Yeldham died in 1795.

Location information:

Address: Saling Grove, Great Saling, Braintree, Essex, CM7 5DP

Locality: Braintree

Local Authorities:

Essex; Braintree; Great Saling

Historical County: Essex

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 167 Grid Ref: TL703254
Latitude: 51.9011 Longitude: 0.473933

Key information:

Form of site: garden

Purpose of site: pleasure ground

Context or principal building: house

Site first created: 1754 to 1795

Main period of development: Late 18th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 15

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