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Organisations associated with this site

Cheshire Gardens Trust

Historic England Role: Designating Authority

Historic Houses Association Role: Business Association

Sources of information

Historic England Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest

English Heritage Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest (Swindon: English Heritage 2008) [on CD-ROM]

Landscape Gardening in Ormerod's 'History of Cheshire'

Davies, J. Landscape Gardening in Ormerod's 'History of Cheshire' (Cheshire Gardens Trust, 2011)

The History of the County Palatine and City of Chester ... incorporated with a republication of King's Vale, Royal, and Leycester's Cheshire Antiquities. L.P

Ormerod, G The History of the County Palatine and City of Chester ... incorporated with a republication of King's Vale, Royal, and Leycester's Cheshire Antiquities. L.P (London: Lackington, 1819)