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Brief description of site

The original house, which dates from 1558, was extended by Inigo Jones in 1636. There are later alterations. The gardens continue to develop and include a Victorian kitchen garden, a secret garden, a rose garden, a Japanese garden, a Himalayan garden, a catalpa walk, a vineyard planted in 2000, and an exotic garden, planted in 2002, which features palm, cypress and olive trees. The gardens occupy 2.6 hectares within a larger estate.

Location information:

Address: Barton House, Barton -on-the-Heath, Moreton-in-Marsh, GL56 0PJ

Locality: Moreton-in-Marsh

Local Authorities:

Warwickshire; Stratford-on-Avon

Historical County: Warwickshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 151 Grid Ref: SP256326
Latitude: 51.9913 Longitude: -1.62859

Directions:

2 miles west of Long Compton off the A3400

Visitor facilities

Opening contact details:

Limited opening;groups by appointment. Please telephone for details to 01 608 674303

Visitor information:

Parking. Disabled access. WCs.

Key information:

Form of site: garden

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Context or principal building: manor house

Main period of development: 19th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 2.6

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