Courteenhall, Northamptonshire, England
Record Id: 949
This site is NOT open to public.
Brief description of site
Courteenhall has a landscaped park covering about 150 hectares, with formal gardens close to the house. The park was designed in 1791 by Humphry Repton for Sir William Wake, 9th Bart.
Brief history of site
A new house was built on the site in 1580. It became the principal seat of the Wake family in the late-18th century. The stables were re-built in around 1770, and the present park was begun at around the same time.
Address: The Estate Office, Courteenhall, Northamptonshire, NN7 2QD
Northamptonshire; South Northamptonshire; Courteenhall
Historical County: Northamptonshire
|OS Landranger Map Sheet Number:||152||Grid Ref:||SP761531|
1 mile south of M1 junction 15, on A508
Form of site: landscape park
Purpose of site: Ornamental
Context or principal building: house
Site Style : English landscape garden
Site first created: Before 1580
Main period of development: Late 18th century
Site Size (Hectares): 150