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Brief description of site

The garden at Catchfrench was laid out in the late-18th century to a design by Humphry Repton, and features terraced lawns and shrubs including rhododendrons, azaleas and magnolias.

Brief history of site

The house was re-built in 1580 after a fire. The house was remodelled in the late-18th century, and in October 1792 the owner, Francis Glanville, invited Humphry Repton to advise on the improvement of the grounds.

Location information:

Address: Catchfrench Manor Gardens, St Germans, Cornwall, PL12 5BY

Locality: St Germans

Local Authorities:

St Germans

Historical County: Cornwall

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 201 Grid Ref: SX300590
Latitude: 50.4062 Longitude: -4.39371


The site lies 4 miles south-west of Saltash, off the A38 signposted for Catchfrench.

Key information:

Form of site: landscape garden

Purpose of site: ornamental garden

Context or principal building: manor house

Site first created: Before 1580

Main period of development: Late 18th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 10

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