Stepleton House, Blandford Forum, England
Record Id: 3081
This site is NOT open to public.
Brief description of site
Stepleton House has a 110-hectare park and pleasure grounds, dating mainly from the late-18th century. This forms the setting for a country house.
Brief history of site
Thomas Fownes constructed the present house in 1634. Julines Beckford remodelled Stepleton House after 1745, and developed pleasure grounds and a lake formed by damming the River Iwerne.
Address: Stepleton House, Iwerne Courtney, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 8PR
Locality: Blandford Forum
Dorset; North Dorset; Iwerne Stepleton
Historical County: Dorset
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North of Blandford Forum
Form of site: landscape park
Purpose of site: Ornamental
Context or principal building: house
Site first created: 1634
Main period of development: Late 18th century
Site Size (Hectares): 110