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Brief description of site

Stoke Edith Park includes a late-18th-century landscape park with the remains of a mid-19th-century formal garden. The house of the late-17th century was burnt down in 1927.

Brief history of site

The site had formal gardens, which were laid out in the 1690s with advice from George London. Humphry Repton improved the park in the 1790s. W. A. Nesfield laid out a formal garden from 1854. The house burnt down in 1927.

Location information:

Address: Stoke Edith, Hereford, HR1 4HQ

Locality: Hereford

Local Authorities:

Herefordshire, County of; Stoke Edith

Historical County: Herefordshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 149 Grid Ref: SO605405
Latitude: 52.0615 Longitude: -2.57756


Five miles east of Hereford on the A438.

Key information:

Form of site: landscape park

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Context or principal building: house

Site first created: 1679 to 1699

Main period of development: Late 18th century

Survival: Part: ground/below ground level remains

Site Size (Hectares): 180

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