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Brief description of site

A landscape park of the late 18th century. In the early 19th century the site was occupied by the horticulturist Thomas Andrew Knight, who bred numerous fruit tree cultivars here.

Brief history of site

The house was remodelled in the 1760s around a half-timbered core. The landscape park was created in the late 18th and early 19th century. Thomas Andrew Knight lived here and bred fruit between 1791 and 1808.

Location information:

Locality: Elton, Ludlow

Local Authorities:

Herefordshire, County of; Elton

Historical County: Herefordshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 137 Grid Ref: SO459710
Latitude: 52.3344 Longitude: -2.79538


Four miles south-west of Ludlow via a minor road.

Key information:

Form of site: landscape park

Context or principal building: house

Main period of development: 18th century

Survival: Extant

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