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Brief description of site

Catton Hall is a late-18th-century landscape park designed by Humphry Repton. The park at its most extensive was 45 hectares which has been reduced by urban developments and is now 39 hectares. Both the house and parkland are now in divided use.

Brief history of site

Catton Park is first shown on Faden's 1797 county map as a small designed landscape of around 18 hectares with a hall standing towards the northern perimeter. The park was landscaped by Humphry Repton in 1788, being his first paid commission.

Location information:

Address: Old Catton, Norwich, NR6 7DP

Locality: Norfolk

Local Authorities:

Norfolk; Broadland; Old Catton

Historical County: Norfolk

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 134 Grid Ref: TG230120
Latitude: 52.6598 Longitude: 1.29598

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Opening contact details:

The park is open daily. The hall is in private ownership and is NOT OPEN to the public.

Key information:

Form of site: landscape park

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Context or principal building: house

Site first created: 1788 to 1797

Main period of development: Late 18th century

Survival: Part: standing remains

Site Size (Hectares): 39

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