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Brief description of site

This record refers to Manor Park Hospital, one of two neighbouring hospitals with contiguous grounds. There is 19th century parkland with mature specimen trees and a lime avenue dating from 1870.

Hospital closed, site now occupied by various Health Service departments.

(Record updated May 2010)

Brief history of site

Manor Park Hospital was first built as Stapleton Prison in 1779.

Location information:

Address: Stapleton, BS16 1DD

Locality: Bristol

Local Authorities:

Bristol, City of

Historical County: Gloucestershire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 172 Grid Ref: ST625763
Latitude: 51.4844 Longitude: -2.54144

Key information:

Form of site: landscape park

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Context or principal building: psychiatric hospital

Site first created: 1779

Main period of development: Mid 19th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 36

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