Grafton Court grounds
A park at Grafton Court which was established during the Imperial period. The park contained features such as formal gardens, informal pleasure grounds, pools, kitchen garden and an orchard. These features appear on Ordnance Survey map of 1886 and later maps.
1 Grounds laid out by N Fletcher of London around house built c1876 on earlier site (was a hotel from 1956, now apartments). Well wooded park, with features including lodge, drive, avenue, parkland/paddocks, formal gardens, informal pleasure grounds, pools, kitchen garden, orchard. Grounds recommended for inclusion on Local List.
2 – 3 OS 1:10560 1886/7 Shts Warks 43NE/SE show grounds, with garden features around house; Sht Warks 43SE also shows a shaded area of parkland, which differs slightly from the 1924 extent.
4 – 5 OS 1:10560 1924 Shts Warks 43NE/SE show extent of park at that period shaded.