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Brief description of site

Cornwell Manor has formal and landscape gardens dating largely from the 18th century, enclosed by a landscape park. There is a formal water garden, created in 1939 by Clough Williams Ellis.

Brief history of site

Much of the house dates from the 16th and early-17th centuries. A small park had been laid out by the late-18th century, and was extended during the 19th century. Clough Williams-Ellis was employed between 1937 and 1939 to restore the house and village buildings and add various garden features.

Location information:

Address: Cornwell Manor, Cornwell, Oxfordshire, OX7 6TT

Locality: Charlbury

Local Authorities:

Oxfordshire; West Oxfordshire; Cornwell

Historical County: Oxfordshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 164 Grid Ref: SP272272
Latitude: 51.9426 Longitude: -1.60572

Key information:

Form of site: landscape park

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Context or principal building: manor house

Site first created: After 1500

Main period of development: 18th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 33

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