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Brief description of site

This was the site of early-19th-century villa grounds, designed in part by Humphry Repton, now public open space.

Brief history of site

The villa grounds and the house were designed by Humphry Repton. Brentry House was built in 1802, in Greek revival style, to the designs of Repton and his son, John Adey Repton, for William Payne.

Location information:

Address: Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol, BS10 6TD

Local Authorities:

Bristol, City of; Westbury-on-Trym

Historical County: Gloucestershire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 172 Grid Ref: ST576787
Latitude: 51.5056 Longitude: -2.61229

Key information:

Form of site: garden

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Context or principal building: villa

Site first created: 1802

Main period of development: Early 19th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 12

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