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Brief description of site

Tendring Hall has the remains of a landscape park of 110 hectares laid out in 1791 by Humphrey Repton for Sir William Rowley.

Brief history of site

An estate map by Kendall for Sir John Williams drawn in 1723 shows the estate land divided into fields with a double avenue running south from the house, a grove to the north-west and a canalised pond to the south-west. Sir Joshua Rowley inherited in 1768 and commissioned John Soane to build a new mansion located 200 metres north-west of the old house. In 1791, Sir William Rowley employed Humphry Repton to produce a Red Book.

Location information:

Address: Stoke-by-Nayland, CO6 4SG

Locality: Colchester

Local Authorities:

Suffolk; Babergh; Stoke-by-Nayland

Historical County: Suffolk

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 155 Grid Ref: TL992354
Latitude: 51.9813 Longitude: 0.899249

Key information:

Form of site: landscape park

Site first created: 1791

Main period of development: Late 18th century

Survival: Part: ground/below ground level remains

Site Size (Hectares): 110

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