SJ9682 : Lyme Hall, South Lawn and lake

near to Higher Poynton, Cheshire, Great Britain

Lyme Hall, South Lawn and lake
Lyme Hall, South Lawn and lake
The Elizabethan mansion house at Lyme Park, dating from around 1570, is the largest in Cheshire. It is a Grade I listed building maintained by The National Trust and Stockport MBC.
Lyme Park
Lyme Park is a large estate located south of Disley, Cheshire, England. It is owned and administered by the National Trust with financial support from Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council.

The estate consists of a mansion house, dating from the latter part of the 16th century, surrounded by formal gardens set within in a large park. The estate was granted to Sir Thomas Danyers in 1346 and passed to the Leghs of Lyme by marriage in 1388. It remained in their possession until 1946 when it was given to the National Trust.

The house is the largest in Cheshire, and has been designated by English Heritage as a Grade I listed building. The surrounding gardens and park are listed at Grade II* in the National Register of Historic Parks and Gardens.

LinkExternal link - Lyme Park House and Garden, official National Trust site
LinkExternal link - Wikipedia article
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Tuesday, 19 June, 2012   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 23 June, 2012
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Country estates  Lakes, Wetland, Bog  Housing, Dwellings  Historic sites and artefacts 
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9645 8222
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