Hilderstone Hall 7023

Stafford, England, Staffordshire, Stafford

Brief Description

The hall is now a care home. The grounds around the hall have been retained in part, though the layout is fragmented with much overlay. Features around the house include a fine balustraded terrace featuring a Cedar of Lebanon (said to be 800 years old). There is also a Victorian shrubbery with Deodar, Sequoias, rectangular medieval fish ponds and the remains of an avenue.

History

The hall was built in the late-18th century (on the site of an earlier building) by Ralph Bourne, a pottery manufacturer. Bourne also founded Hilderstone Church and the village school in the 1830s. The hall was a private residence until 1987 when it became a care home.

Features
  • Nursing Home (featured building)
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  • Specimen Tree
  • Description: Cedar of Lebanon (said to be 800 years old).
  • Shrubbery
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  • Fishpond
  • Description: Medieval rectangular fish ponds.
Balustrading, Garden Terrace, Avenue
Authorities

Civil Parish

  • Hilderstone
History

Period

  • Late 18th Century
  • 18th Century
Contact
References

Contributors

  • Staffordshire Gardens and Parks Trust