Stancombe Park, Stroud, England
Record Id: 3048
This site is NOT open to public.
Brief description of site
Stancombe Park is a 19th-century landscape park of 20 hectares. There is also a 19th-century 'secret garden' of 4 hectares and 20th-century gardens. The gardens are open for viewing by appointment only.
Brief history of site
Stancombe, where there was a house of some substance and at least a small park, was part of the estate of William Purnell of Dursley (died 1805). The house stayed in that family until 1928. It was then sold, but remains in private hands.
Address: Stancombe, Dursley, GL11 6AU
Gloucestershire; Stroud; Stinchcombe
Historical County: Gloucestershire
|OS Landranger Map Sheet Number:||162||Grid Ref:||ST737973|
The gardens are east of the B4060, south-east of Stinchcombe.
Form of site: landscape park
Purpose of site: Ornamental
Context or principal building: house
Main period of development: 19th century
Site Size (Hectares): 27