Dunsley Hall 7013

Stourbridge, England, Staffordshire, South Staffordshire

Brief Description

In the 20th century, a small garden was laid out in the style of Jekyll and Lutyens. Features include a terrace, pool, circular rose bed, hour-glass steps, rectangular pond and fountain. This garden, and the 19th-century kitchen garden have been restored and the latter is cultivated to serve the house, which is now a hotel.

History

The estate dates from the 13th century. It was purchased in 1709 by Philip Foley of nearby Prestwood and then in the 20th century by Marsh of the firm of butchers Marsh and Baxter.

Features
  • Kitchen Garden
  • Description: The kitchen garden is cultivated to serve the house which is now a hotel.
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  • Steps
  • Description: Hour-glass steps.
  • Pond
  • Description: Rectangular pond
Garden Terrace, Pool, Fountain
Authorities

Civil Parish

  • Kinver
History

Period

  • Early 20th Century (1901-1932)
References

Contributors

  • Staffordshire Gardens and Parks Trust