Beckford's Ride, Bath, England
Record Id: 332
Site is open to the public. Opening may be limited, please check Visitor Information for any restrictions.
Part/component area of: Beckford's Estate
Brief description of site
Beckford's Ride is an irregular but continuous area of garden and woodland, acquired and developed from 1822 to 1844 by William Beckford. The land is connected by track or ride from the rear of numbers 19 and 20 Lansdown Crescent, Bath, to Lansdown Tower in the parish of Walcot.
Address: Lansdown Crescent, BA1 5TH
Bath and North East Somerset; Lansdown
Historical County: Gloucestershire
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Opening contact details:
Some parts of the estate, such as the Tower, are now open to the public.
Form of site: designed urban space
Purpose of site: Ornamental
Context or principal building: parks, gardens and urban spaces
Site first created: 1822 to 1844
Main period of development: Early 19th century
Survival: Part: standing remains
Site Size (Hectares): 3.2