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Abbeystead House 5200

Introduction

Abbeystead House's landscape consists of formal and woodland gardens. Features include lawns, a terrace garden, a wooded drive and a formal garden.

Abbeystead House gardens were created in 1888. There is a gate-lodge located at the cobbled, wooded drive which leads to the House. Gardens surround the House. There is a terraced garden which leads from the lawns to the river. A formal garden is located to the east of the House. There is also a courtyard in front of the house.
Features
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History

History

Abbeystead House and gardens were created in the late-19th century. The house and grounds are well-maintained. Currently, the estate is privately owned.

Detailed History

Abbeystead House was built in 1886 for the Earl of Sefton. Sefton employed architects Douglas and Fordham to design the House. The House resembles an Elizabethan shooting lodge.