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Ellel Grange

Introduction

Features of Ellel Grange include tree belts, pleasure grounds, a canal and a fishpond.

Ellel Grange has a park with tree belts. There are pleasure grounds to the south and east of the house. A fishpond has two islands at the centre. Ellel Grange's park is divided by the Lancaster Canal. An informal drive winds through the park and passes a lodge and church. The drive also crosses an ornamental, stone bridge.
Visitor Access, Directions & Contacts

Owners

Ellel Ministries International

History

Ellel Grange was created in 1857-59 for William Preston. The Italionate villa was converted to a health hydro, and is now in use as a Christian centre.

Period

Victorian (1837-1901)

Features & Designations

Features

  • Tree Belt
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  • Drive
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  • Gate Lodge
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  • Canal
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  • Manor House (featured building)
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Key Information

Type

Park

Purpose

Ornamental

Principal Building

Manor House

Period

Victorian (1837-1901)

Survival

Extant

Hectares

18

Civil Parish

Ellel

References

Contributors

  • E. Bennis and J. Dyke