C19 landscape park, 1843 onwards, for Earl of Ducie, on site of C15 deer park: terraced gardens, domed conservatory; walled kitchen garden; well-wooded with wide range of varieties, many exotic, huge ornamental pears, the Tortworth chestnut, laburnum and wisteria arch; 21a. arboretum noted for its American oaks, hickories, monkey-puzzles, rare exotics and unique specimens; lake with boat house, cascade and ornamental conifers.
The famous chestnut is near the site of the old Manor, but the 1850 house was built on a new site 1.3 km to the South West.
- Associated Buildings
House (LB II*) 1850 by Samuel Sanders Teulon for the 2nd Earl of Ducie, gutted by fire December 1990; offices, stable block, coach houses and enclosing walls (LB II) c1850 by Teulon; boat house (LB II) c1850 by Teulon.