Landscape park, 1764, by ‘Capability’ Brown for Sir William Codrington, modified 1793 by Emes and
Webb, for Christopher Bethell Codrington: church; conservatory; walled kitchen garden; classical garden buildings and lodges; summerhouses; two irregular lakes linked by serpentine aqueduct and castellated Gothic cascade; 1930s terraced flower gardens with fountain; perimeter tree belt, woodlands and well-timbered park; grove of Corsican pines; specimen trees including lime, beech, oak, cedar, Turkey oak, Lucombe oak, holm oak, fern-leaved beech, walnut.
- Associated Buildings
House (LB I) 1796-1816 by James Wyatt for Christopher Bethell Codrington; pedestals and urns (LB II) early C19; garden ornaments on terrace (LB II) early C19; balustrade (LB II) early C19; urn and pedestal (LB II) early-mid C19; orangery (LB I) c1799 by James Wyatt; Church of St. Mary (LB I) 1796-1816 by James Wyatt; walls, piers, gates, railings, bridges etc. (LB II); Bath Lodge (LB I) c1800 by Wyatt; Chippenham Lodge (LB I) and gateway (LB II*) c1800 by Wyatt; West Lodge and gate (LB II) early C19; Dower House (LB I) formerly dairy and bath house 1796-1816 by Wyatt; summerhouse (LB II) early C19; stables (LB I) 1796-1816 by Wyatt, cascade building (LB II*) 1764 by ‘Capability’ Brown; ornamental pigeon house with icehouse, now folly (LB II) early C19; fishing lodge (LB II) late C18, possibly Brown; two bridges (LB II) late C18, part of walk round lake; garden cottage (LB II) early-mid C19.
- Planning History
Planning Consents granted in 2005-2006 may have caused alterations to the above descriptions.
See South Gloucestershire Planning Department: -PK05/3201/LB PK05/3028/F Alts to south garden, including formation of pool and demolition of balustrade approved 15-03-2006;
PK 16/4334/LB Alterations/refurbishment to the orangery;
PK17/1776/F Engineering works associated with re-profiling landscape topography in 'Boulton Field'