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Brief description of site

Swerford is an early-19th-century landscape park occupying about 35 hectares, possibly designed by J C Loudon.

Brief history of site

The Duke of Buccleuch commissioned the house as a hunting lodge in 1783, and by 1797 the estate was known as Swerford Park. Joseph M Gandy was employed to remodel the house from about 1824-9.

Location information:

Address: Swerford Park, Swerford, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, OX7 4AT

Locality: Chipping Norton

Local Authorities:

Oxfordshire; West Oxfordshire; Swerford

Historical County: Oxfordshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 164 Grid Ref: SP364313
Latitude: 51.979 Longitude: -1.47145

Key information:

Form of site: landscape park

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Context or principal building: house

Site first created: After 1783

Main period of development: Early 19th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 35

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