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Brief description of site

Coopersale House has a small landscaped park occupying about 11 hectares, developed from about 1730 with possible input by Lancelot Brown in the later 18th century.

Brief history of site

Coopersale House was built at the end of the 17th century by John Archer. In the later 1730s, the then-owner William Archer called in Adam Holt, gardener at Wanstead Park, to carry out an extensive scheme of landscaping for which detailed records survive.

Location information:

Address: Coopersale House, Houblons Hill, Coopersale, Epping, Essex, CM16 7QL

Locality: Epping

Local Authorities:

Essex; Epping Forest; Epping

Historical County: Essex

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 167 Grid Ref: TL474021
Latitude: 51.6983 Longitude: 0.131449

Key information:

Form of site: landscape park

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Context or principal building: villa

Site first created: 1730 to 1780

Main period of development: Mid 18th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 11

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