Dunham Massey Park
Altrincham WA14 4SQ, UK
About Dunham Massey Park
Dunham Massey’s deer park covers an area of 192.7 acres and features formal avenues, woodland, and parkland. Its pasture-woodland is occupied by a herd of fallow deer that have been resident in the park for hundreds of years. The Gardens at Dunham Massey are home to historic features such as an Orangery, Pump House, Victorian Bark House, and the remains of an Elizabethan Mount. Snowdrops, daffodils, and bluebells provide an ever-changing landscape of colors and scents.
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Dunham Massey is an Elizabethan house which was extensively remodelled by John Norris in 1732-40 for the 2nd Earl of Warrington. the Garden at Dunham Massey is a great plantsman's garden with interesting historic features such as the Orangery, Pump House, Victorian Bark House and the remains of an Elizabethan Mount. The stately home was designated a Grade One listed-building on 5 March 1959.
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Cheshire, a geographic and historic county and former administrative county of northwestern England. The county covers 905 square miles and has a population of around 1 million. It is mostly rural, with a number of small towns and villages supporting the agricultural and other industries which produce Cheshire cheese, salt, chemicals, and silk.