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Brief description of site

Brislington House is a former private asylum in the style of a classical mansion, with a 19th-century landscape garden. The asylum has now been converted to apartments.

Brief history of site

The designer of the building and gardens is unknown, but they were created by Edward Long Fox as an elite asylum.

Location information:

Address: Bath Rd, Brislington, Bristol, BS4 5RT

Locality: Brislington

Local Authorities:

Bristol, City of; Brislington East

Historical County: Gloucestershire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 172 Grid Ref: ST633703
Latitude: 51.4305 Longitude: -2.52929

Key information:

Form of site: landscape garden

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Context or principal building: flats

Site first created: 1804 to 1806

Main period of development: Early 19th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 36

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