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Brief description of site

Sandon Park has the remains of formal gardens, pleasure grounds and a landscape park. The gardens and pleasure grounds cover around 20 hectares, in a 230 hectare park.

Brief history of site

Around 1770 Sandon Hall was rebuilt on a new, hilltop site. The park was laid out between 1778 and 1787 by William Emes, and again around 1800 by John Webb. There was further work in the mid-19th century by Nesfield. The Hall was rebuilt in 1850 by William Burn, after the earlier house was damaged by fire.

Location information:

Address: Sandon, Staffordshire, ST18 0BZ

Locality: Stafford

Local Authorities:

Staffordshire; Stafford; Sandon and

Historical County: Staffordshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 127 Grid Ref: SJ956287
Latitude: 52.8558 Longitude: -2.06679

Key information:

Form of site: landscape park

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Context or principal building: house

Site first created: 1770 to 1787

Main period of development: Late 18th century

Survival: Part: standing remains

Site Size (Hectares): 230

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