Stoke Park, Farnham Royal, Slough, England
Record Id: 3124
Site is open to the public. Opening may be limited, please check Visitor Information for any restrictions.
Brief description of site
Stoke Park is a landscape park surrounding a country house. The park, which now occupies 115 hectares, has been a golf course since 1908.
Brief history of site
Lancelot Brown was commissioned to produce a plan for the grounds in 1750. Nathaniel Richmond was asked, in 1766, to improve the park. Humphry Repton produced a Red Book in 1792 to accompany a new house. A golf course was laid out by H S Colt in 1908, and in 1911 parts of the park were sold for housing.
Address: Stoke Park Club, Park Road, Stoke Poges, Slough, Buckinghamshire, SL2 4PG
Buckinghamshire; South Bucks; Stoke Poges
Historical County: Buckinghamshire
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South-west of Stoke Poges, south of the B416.
Opening contact details:
The site is now a hotel, spa and club.
Form of site: landscape park
Purpose of site: Recreational/sport
Context or principal building: hotel
Main period of development: Mid 18th century
Site Size (Hectares): 115