Atherstone villa group gardens, South Street, Atherstone

Description of this historic site

A group of substantial early 19th century urban villa gardens.Arden Hill and Mancetter Cottage recommended for inclusion on theLocal List by Lovie.

Notes about this historic site

1 2 Atherstone villa group, east end of South street, Atherstone.
A group of substantial urban villas, dating from the first half of the 19th century, built outside the confines of the old town. Associated with terraces, pleasure grounds and paddocks.
Lovie reports that some 19th century planting survives around these villas although several were in poor condition at the time of his visit (c. 1996/1997).
Lovie lists the properties Arden Hill, Oak Field and the Orchard; and mentions that there are several other early/mid C19th villas such as Mancetter Cottage (which he also refers to as Mancetter Lodge).
Lovie recomments adding Arden Hill and Mancetter Cottage to the Local List.

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