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Brief description of site

Wentworth Woodhouse has gardens, pleasure grounds and the remains of a landscape park. Features include a set of notable early to mid-18th-century monuments and follies within and around the edge of the park.

Brief history of site

The site dates from the mid- to late-18th century. Work was undertaken around 1790 by Humphry Repton, and further alterations were made in the later 19th and 20th centuries.

Location information:

Address: Wentworth Woodhouse, Wentworth, S62 7SB

Locality: Rotherham

Local Authorities:

South Yorkshire; Rotherham; Wentworth

Historical County: Yorkshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 111 Grid Ref: SK395976
Latitude: 53.4737 Longitude: -1.40637

Visitor facilities

Opening contact details:

Some areas of the grounds are open to the public. Please see:
http://www.wentworthgardencentre.co.uk/location/historic-gardens/

Key information:

Form of site: country estate

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Context or principal building: great house

Site first created: 1733 to 1799

Main period of development: Mid 18th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 700

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