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This site has the following component area(s):

Wallington, Kitchen Garden

Wallington, Walled Garden

Wallington, Deer Park

Wallington, Parterre

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Brief description of site

Wallington has landscaped pleasure grounds and a park covering some 45 hectares. Other features include the East and West woods.

Brief history of site

In 1542 there was a 'stronge toure and a stone house' at Wallington. From 1730 to the 1770s Walter Calverley reorganised the Wallington estate on a grand scale, carrying out agricultural improvements, remodelling the house, building stables, laying out extensive gardens, and ornamenting the park, building a new deer park nearby at Rothley Park and making new plantations throughout. The Wallington estate, a total of 5261 hectares, was donated by Charles Philips Trevelyan to the National Trust in 1942.

Location information:

Address: Cambo, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61 4AR

Locality: Morpeth

Local Authorities:

Northumberland; Wallington

Historical County: Northumberland

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 81 Grid Ref: NZ028842
Latitude: 55.1521 Longitude: -1.9576

Directions:

The site is off the A1 between Newcastle and Morpeth.

Visitor facilities

Opening contact details:

The grounds are open daily throughout the year from 10 am until 7 pm.
http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/place-pages/352/pages/opening-times-calendar

Key information:

Form of site: landscape park

Purpose of site: pleasure ground

Context or principal building: historic house

Site first created: 1730 to 1779

Main period of development: Mid 18th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 125

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