Moreton Hall grounds (20th century)

Description of this historic site

Park and grounds surrounding the early 20th century mansion of Moreton Hall. The features of the park include a formal garden, walks, terraces and a grotto.

Notes about this historic site

1 Moreton Hall built 1907-8 by W.H. Romaine Walker for American Charles Garland. Grounds include terraces, formal gardens, avenue, yew-hedged enclosures and grotto. Now Warwickshire College. Recommended for inclusion on Local List.
2 One of a group of three significant early 20th century sites near Wellesbourne. House built 1907-8 in Palladian style. Grand terrace garden to W of house, shown on aerial photo of 1935 [reproduced in source], contained parterre, lawns and topiary; some steps, balustrading and other features survive, though terrace garden has been laid to grass. Enclosed garden N of house contained canal feature (this garden survives).
34 The OS 1:10560 1906 Shts 45NW/45NE show parkland attached to the original Moreton Hall, immediately N of the church, and show the site of the 20th century Moreton Hall before development.

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