Cothelstone Manor, Taunton, England
Record Id: 942
This site is NOT open to public.
Brief description of site
Cothelstone Manor has a formal drive, forecourt and the remains of formal gardens.
The house is now used for corporate events and weddings, but is not open to the public in the general sense. Please see:
Brief history of site
The medieval landscape associated with Cothelstone Manor is known to have included a deer park on Cothelstone Hill, deer lawns south-east of the Manor, warrens on the lower slopes of Cothelstone Hill, enclosed gardens with a loggia, at least two ponds, extensive orchards and walnut tree planting, and a bowling green. In 1583 there was a park at Cothelstone 'one mile in compass'.
Address: Cothelstone, Taunton, Somerset, TA4 3DS
Somerset; Taunton Deane; Cothelstone
Historical County: Somerset
|OS Landranger Map Sheet Number:||181||Grid Ref:||ST182318|
Form of site: formal garden
Purpose of site: ornamental garden
Context or principal building: hotel
Site Style : formal
Site first created: Before 1583
Main period of development: 16th century
Site Size (Hectares): 1