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Brief description of site

Berrington Hall has a landscape park designed by Lancelot Brown from 1780, with further outlying planting in farmland. Formal gardens were added in the early-20th century. Berrington Hall was built from 1778-81 by Henry Holland, with late-19th-century additions. The Archway Lodge is by Holland. There is a walled kitchen garden.

Brief history of site

The park was created from 1780 by Lancelot Brown. The house was built from 1781. The flower garden was begun in the late-19th century and developed from 1901.

Location information:

Address: Leominster, Herefordshire, HR6 0DW

Locality: Herefordshire

Local Authorities:

Herefordshire, County of; Eye, Moreton and

Historical County: Herefordshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 149 Grid Ref: SO510637
Latitude: 52.2693 Longitude: -2.71948

Directions:

Three miles north of Leominster on the A49.

Visitor facilities

Opening contact details:

The gardens are open between February and December, but only at weekends in low season.

Key information:

Form of site: landscape park

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Context or principal building: historic house

Site Style : English landscape garden

Site first created: 1780

Main period of development: Late 18th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 186

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