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Brief description of site

Dumbleton Hall has a pleasure ground providing gentle exercise on the north side of a valley, rising to mixed woodland. Two straight, crossing paths frame more naturalistic grassed areas, and there is a two-hectare lake with rhododendron fringe.
The Hall is now a hotel and conference centre and the grounds are open to guests.

Brief history of site

The pleasure ground was laid out between 1830 and 1875.

Location information:

Address: Dumbleton, WR11 7TS

Locality: Evesham

Local Authorities:

Gloucestershire; Tewkesbury; Dumbleton

Historical County: Gloucestershire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 150 Grid Ref: SP012355
Latitude: 52.0179 Longitude: -1.98392


The Drive entrance is at the south end of Dumbleton village.

Key information:

Form of site: country estate

Purpose of site: pleasure ground

Context or principal building: hotel

Site Style : informal

Site first created: 1830 to 1875

Main period of development: 19th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 47

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