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Brief description of site

Crewe Hall has an extensive landscape park of about 200 hectares, dating from the 18th century. The park originally had a lake of 23 hectares. Formal 19th-century gardens surround the house, which is now a hotel.

Brief history of site

The Crewe estate was purchased in the late-16th-century by Sir Randulph Crewe. Crewe Hall was built in the early-17th-century and was greatly enlarged around 1800. The landscape park was created during the 18th century. Formal gardens were added round the house in the 19th century. The house was refurbished in the late-19th-century.

Location information:

Address: Crewe Hall, Weston Road, CW1 6UZ

Locality: Crewe, Cheshire

Local Authorities:

Cheshire East; Weston

Historical County: Cheshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 118 Grid Ref: SJ 733 540
Latitude: 53.0826 Longitude: -2.40005

Directions:

West of the M6 at Crewe

Key information:

Form of site: landscape park

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Context or principal building: hotel

Site first created: Before 1646

Main period of development: Mid 18th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 200

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