Record Id: 3247
This site is NOT open to public.
Brief description of site
Thorngrove is an 18th-century house on an ancient site. It is set in a landscape park. The property was owned by Lucien Bonaparte from 1810 to 1814. Features include extensive lawns, a serpentine lake, an observatory, orchards and parkland.
Brief history of site
The present house replaces earlier houses on the site beginning in the 16th century. Lucien Bonaparte lived here from 1810 to 1814.
Address: Grimley, Worcester, WR2 6NP
Worcestershire; Malvern Hills; Grimley
Historical County: Worcestershire
|OS Landranger Map Sheet Number:||150||Grid Ref:||SO822599|
Four miles north-west of Worcester via the A443 and a minor road.
Form of site: landscape park
Context or principal building: house
Site first created: 1500 to 1599
Main period of development: 18th century