Dosthill Hall 4817

Tamworth, England, Staffordshire, Tamworth

Brief Description

The grounds of the 18th-century Dosthill Hall (now a spa hotel) have been heavily developed.

History

Dosthill Hall was built in the late-18th century, and features 19th- and 20th-century additions.

Terrain

Hilly, riverine.

Detailed Description

The hall sits upon a promontory overlooking the River Tame. The hall's walled garden has been lost, but heavily wooded slopes still exist to the east and west, obscuring view to river. The park itself has been heavily developed, but a number of substantial trees remain.
Features
  • Historic House (featured building)
  • Description: 18th-century spa hotel.
History

Detailed History

Dosthill is mentioned in Domesday Book, and there are buildings with Norman fabric in the town. However, its growth was slow over the following centuries.

Dosthill Hall was built in the late-18th century, and features 19th- and 20th-century additions. It was later used as a spa hotel.

Period

  • Late 18th Century
  • 18th Century
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