Claverton Manor, (also known as The American Museum in Britain), Bath, England
Record Id: 837
Site is open to the public. Opening may be limited, please check Visitor Information for any restrictions.
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Brief description of site
Claverton Manor has the remains of terraced gardens from around 1580, associated with the former manor. There are also early 19th-century gardens and pleasure grounds with an American garden layout of the 1960s. It is a park-like landscape, dating from the 18th century to the early-19th century.
Brief history of site
Claverton Manor House, in the village of Claverton, was built in about 1580 and completed in 1625. Claverton Manor replaced the old house, which was demolished by John Vivian some time after 1816.
Address: The American Museum in Britain, Claverton, BA27BD
Bath and North East Somerset; Claverton
Historical County: Somerset
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The museum is signposted from the A36 Warminster Road.
Opening contact details:
The house is now the The American Museum in Britain, which is open daily in high season from 12 until 5, except on Mondays.
Form of site: garden
Purpose of site: ornamental garden
Context or principal building: museum
Plant type/environment: American garden
Site Style : American garden
Site first created: 1580 to 1820
Main period of development: Early 19th century
Site Size (Hectares): 35