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Brief description of site

Albury Park has largely intact terraced 17th-century gardens. There are finely wooded pleasure grounds and a park of some 130 hectares.

Brief history of site

The terraced gardens were laid out between 1655 and 1677 by John Evelyn for Henry Howard. The park was planted in the 15th or 16th centuries, with further work in the mid-17th century by Evelyn, and in the early to mid-19th century by Henry Drummond.

Location information:

Address: Albury Park, GU5 9BB

Locality: Surrey

Local Authorities:

Surrey; Guildford; Albury

Historical County: Surrey

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 187 Grid Ref: TQ064475
Latitude: 51.2168 Longitude: -0.477951


The site lies south-east of Guildford, and can be reached from the A248. Please see:

Key information:

Form of site: landscape park

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Context or principal building: commercial

Site first created: 1655 to 1677

Main period of development: Mid 17th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 130

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