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Brief description of site

Ston Easton has gardens and landscaped pleasure grounds of around 5 hectares and the remains of a park of some 87 hectares.
The site is now a hotel and wedding venue, and is open to guests.

Brief history of site

John Hippisley-Coxe (1715-69) began to rebuild a Tudor or earlier manor house which had been the family's home in the 17th century. The grounds were laid out around 1793 by Humphry Repton. Further additions to the layout were made around 1814 by Lady Hippisley.

Location information:

Address: Ston Easton, BA3 4DF

Locality: Bath

Local Authorities:

Somerset; Mendip; Ston Easton

Historical County: Somerset

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 183 Grid Ref: ST625541
Latitude: 51.2848 Longitude: -2.53909


The park is on the A37 11 miles south of Bath and Bristol.

Visitor facilities

Opening contact details:

There are open days run for the National Gardens Scheme. Please see:

Key information:

Form of site: country estate

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Context or principal building: hotel

Main period of development: Late 18th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 92

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