Ellel Grange 5371

Lancaster, England, Lancashire, Lancaster

Brief Description

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

History

Ellel Grange was established in the mid-19th century and is now a Christian Centre.

Detailed Description

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.
Features
  • Tree Belt
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  • Drive
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  • Gate Lodge
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  • Chapel
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  • Fishpond
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  • Island
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  • Canal
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  • Manor House (featured building)
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Authorities

Civil Parish

  • Ellel
History

Detailed 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)
References

Contributors

  • E. Bennis and J. Dyke