Monument record MDR11731 - Meynell Langley Park, Meynell Langley, Kirk Langley

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  • None recorded

Full Description

The present park, carriage-drive and fish-pond were constructed by Mr Godfrey Meynell when he came to live at the present house at Meynell Langley in 1803. (1) John Meynell of Anslow, Staffordshire (1727-1802) built a new house at Meynell Langley in c. 1770. The park, once 536 acres and now 120 acres, was landscaped, and as it abutted the residence of William Emes it is likely that he was responsible for its design. The park is rolling, with steep declivities, a small lake and well-placed planting. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Meynell, G. 1927. Historical Notes on the Church and Manors of Kirk Langley and Meynell Langley. pp 12-13.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Craven, M & Stanley, M. 1991. The Derbyshire Country House. p 142.

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Location

Grid reference Centred SK 3000 3926 (768m by 1282m)
Civil Parish KIRK LANGLEY, AMBER VALLEY, DERBYSHIRE

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Record last edited

Mar 14 2017 2:21PM

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