Moseley Old Hall 2333

Fordhouses, England, Staffordshire, South Staffordshire

Pgds 20080526 115602 Moseley Old Hall Staffordshire  Ntpl 45771

Brief Description

Moseley Old Hall is a Tudor house, set in grounds with a lake and woodland. A 17th-century-style knot garden, orchard, nut walk, topiary and period-correct planting have all been laid out by the National Trust.

Visitor Facilities

The site is open to the public between March and December, but only on selected days. See: http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/moseley-old-hall/opening-times/ More information

Detailed Description

The lake and woodland remain. The site was taken over by the National Trust in 1962. A knot garden was laid out in the style of the mid-17th century. There is an orchard, nut walk, topiary and period-correct planting.
Features

Style

  • Tudor-Style Garden
  • Walk
  • Description: Nut walk.
Lake, Knot Garden, Orchard, Topiary
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

The site is open to the public between March and December, but only on selected days. See: http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/moseley-old-hall/opening-times/

Directions

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/moseley-old-hall/how-to-get-here/
Authorities

Civil Parish

  • Featherstone
History

Detailed History

The site has a Tudor house, encased in brick, with Victorian additions. It was the home of the Whitgreave family, who helped Charles II escape after the Battle of Worcester in 1651.

Associated People
Contact

Telephone

0844 800 1895

Official Website

Other websites

Owners

  • The National Trust

    Heelis, Kemble Drive, Swindon, SN2 2NA
References

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