Charlecote estate

Description of this historic site

The manor of Charlecote has been associated with the Lucy family since 1247. Documentary evidence also records that the deer park was established around this time. Charlecote estate is now managed by the National Trust.

Notes about this historic site

1 Charlecote has been associated with the Lucy family since 1247, and a Medieval deer park is referred to here. Charlecote Park House was begun in 1558 and was associated with a formal garden layout; the deerpark also continued in use. In the 18th century a landscape park was created; the gardens were remodelled in the 19th century.
2 Discussion of the park’s development.
3 Illustrative map.
4 Managament plan produced

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