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Bishop's Knoll

Introduction

The site contains the remains of a 19th-century garden on a steep site, landscaped with retaining walls. The garden is now completely overgrown. The arboretum is in the care of the Woodland Trust.

Terrain

Steep slope

Visitor Access, Directions & Contacts

Access contact details

The site is open to the public, with car parking available. See:

http://www.forestofavon.org/bi...

Directions

The site is accessed from the junction between Bramble Lane and Bramble Drive in Stoke Bishop.

Owners

Woodland Trust

Autumn Park, Dysart Road, Grantham, NG31 6LL
Features & Designations

Designations

  • Conservation Area

  • Reference: Sneyd Park

Features

  • Flats (featured building)
  • Description: The mansion was demolished in 1970, and the site was re-developed for flats.
  • Earliest Date:
  • Latest Date:
  • Tree Feature
  • Description: New and mature woodland.
  • Garden Terrace
  • Description: Terraced garden.
  • Gazebo
Key Information

Type

Managed Woodland

Purpose

Conservation

Principal Building

Flats

Survival

Extant

Hectares

4.05

Open to the public

Yes