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Brief description of site

There are extensive 18th- and 19th-century gardens at Tong, on an estate with medieval origins. Capability Brown is implicated in the redesign.

Brief history of site

There have been a castle and associated park at Tong since the medieval period, but Capability Brown built a new house (now lost) and grounds in the mid-18th century. Further embellishments were made in the 19th century.

Location information:

Address: Tong, Shropshire, TF11 8PP

Locality: Telford

Local Authorities:

Shropshire; Tong

Historical County: Shropshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 162 Grid Ref: SJ792069
Latitude: 52.6594 Longitude: -2.30895

Key information:

Form of site: park

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Site first created: Before 1273

Main period of development: Medieval

Survival: Part: standing remains

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