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Brief description of site

Sudbury Hall has a landscape park of about 150 hectares, with pleasure grounds and the remains of a formal garden. Other features include water meadows leading down to the lake.

Brief history of site

The park and gardens were created in the mid- to late-18th century although the hall dates from the mid-17th century. William Sawrey Gilpin carried out work in the early-19th century and further work was undertaken in the late-19th century. The National Trust started a programme of restoration in 1967.

Location information:

Address: Sudbury Hall, Sudbury, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 5HT

Locality: Uttoxeter

Local Authorities:

Derbyshire; Derbyshire Dales; Sudbury

Historical County: Derbyshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 128 Grid Ref: SK 157 323
Latitude: 52.8879 Longitude: -1.76811

Visitor facilities

Opening contact details:

The hall is open Wednesdays to Sundays between February and October. The grounds are open daily between February and December.

Key information:

Form of site: landscape park

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Context or principal building: great house

Main period of development: Mid 18th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 150

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