Aramstone 4519

King's Caple, Ross on Wye, Herefordshire, England

Brief Description

A house of about 1730, demolished in 1956. It stood in an 18th-century landscape park on the bank of the River Wye. Features included a dovecote, a walled kitchen garden with glasshouses, an ice house and a cold bath. There was an elm avenue.

History

The house had stood since at least 1634, and was rebuilt in about 1730. It was demolished in 1956.

Features

Style

  • English Landscape Garden
Access & Directions

Directions

One mile north of King's Caple via a minor road. The site is on the east bank of the River Wye.
Authorities

Civil Parish

  • Kings Caple
History

Period

  • 18th Century
References