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Brief description of site

Worsley Park is an extensive area with long history incorporating one surviving medieval hall. There is also the site of a separate and later hall and numerous features and monuments.

The site has an extensive park with Middle Wood within its boundaries and a walled kitchen garden. There is a nursery to the south bounded by the Bridgewater Canal, which runs through the park and links with the Moss Canal running south. There are two lakes to the south of the New Hall, partly within the boundary of Middle Wood.

The grounds of Worsley Hall are now being developed as RHS Garden Bridgewater, which is due to open in 2019.

Location information:

Address: Walkden Road, Worsley, M28 2GT

Locality: Salford, Greater Manchester

Local Authorities:

Greater Manchester; Salford; Worsley

Historical County: Lancashire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 109 Grid Ref: SD741007
Latitude: 53.5023 Longitude: -2.39194

Key information:

Form of site: landscape park

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Context or principal building: house

Main period of development: 18th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 117

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