Old Madeley Manor 7028

Newcastle-under-Lyme, England, Staffordshire, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Brief Description

Extensive earthworks indicate a moated site with a late-16th-century house and formal water garden.

History

This was the site of a medieval manor purchased by John Offley (1617-58) friend of Izaak Walton who dedicated his book 'The Compleat Angler' to him in 1653. The house was demolished in 1749.

Features

Plant Environment

  • Environment
  • Water Garden
  • Heritage Site (featured building)
  • Description: The house was demolished in 1749. Ruined fragments remain.
  • Latest Date:
Moat, Earthwork
Authorities

Civil Parish

  • Madeley
History

Period

  • Tudor (1485-1603)
Contact
References

Contributors

  • Staffordshire Gardens and Parks Trust