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Brief description of site

Chillington has the remains of an early formal layout, formal gardens, pleasure grounds and landscape park. The site covers approximately 344 hectares, and dates from around 1720 and earlier. Between 1761 and 1780, Capability Brown and James Paine were involved, and in 1911 there was work by Inigo Triggs.

Brief history of site

The first part of the present house was built in 1724, and a formal landscape was laid out around it. There were substantial alterations in 1786. The park was laid out in the 1760s.

Location information:

Address: Codsall Wood , WV8 1RE

Locality: Wolverhampton

Local Authorities:

Staffordshire; South Staffordshire; Brewood and Coven

Historical County: Staffordshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 127 Grid Ref: SJ864068
Latitude: 52.6587 Longitude: -2.2025

Visitor facilities

Opening contact details:

The site is open for the summer season, some bank holidays and for pre-booked parties.

Key information:

Form of site: landscape park

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Context or principal building: house

Site first created: Before 1724

Main period of development: Late 18th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 344

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