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Brief description of site

The house was built in 1788 for John Matthews to a design by James Wyatt, and set in a landscape park by Humphry Repton, with views over a ha-ha to the River Wye. The park includes several cottages designed by John Nash. The house was remodelled by Edward Welby Pugin in 1866. Most of the park is now a golf course.

Brief history of site

The house was begun in 1788, designed by James Wyatt for John Matthews. The parkland setting was designed by Humphry Repton. The house was remodelled in 1866 by Edward Welby Pugin.

Location information:

Locality: Clehonger, Hereford

Local Authorities:

Herefordshire, County of; Clehonger

Historical County: Herefordshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 149 Grid Ref: SO476387
Latitude: 52.0442 Longitude: -2.76543


Two miles south-west of Hereford via the A465 and a minor road.

Key information:

Form of site: landscape park

Context or principal building: house

Site first created: 1788

Main period of development: Late 18th century

Survival: Extant

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