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Brief description of site

Burley on the Hill has the remains of 17th- and 18th-century formal landscaping around the house and in the parkland and woodland, including a 17th-century avenue and bowling green. Humphry Repton produced a Red Book for the estate in the late 18th century. The site is now in multiple private ownership and the house has been converted to apartments.

Location information:

Locality: Oakham

Local Authorities:

Rutland; Burley

Historical County: Rutland

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 130 Grid Ref: SK884102
Latitude: 52.6823 Longitude: -0.693791

Key information:

Form of site: country estate

Context or principal building: multiple dwelling

Site first created: After 1620

Main period of development: 17th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 300

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