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Brief description of site

Wootton Lodge dates to around 1600, and was perhaps designed by Robert Smythson. The landscape was extensively altered by the Bamfords (the family owning JCB earthmoving equipment). There is a new hall south of Wootton Lodge with massive earth moving between this and the Lodge. The landscape created by the Bamfords includes a helicopter landing pad, lake, extensive lawns with statuary, planting and trees, all immaculately kept.

Brief history of site

Wootton Lodge dates to around 1600, and was perhaps designed by Robert Smythson.

Location information:

Address: Wootton Lane, ST10 3BX

Locality: Upper Ellastone

Local Authorities:

Staffordshire; East Staffordshire; Ellastone

Historical County: Staffordshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 128 Grid Ref: SK092442
Latitude: 52.995 Longitude: -1.86438

Key information:

Form of site: landscape park

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Context or principal building: house

Site first created: 1600

Main period of development: 20th century

Survival: Part: standing remains

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