Panaramic view

Azerley Hall  | OS Grid Ref: 425818,474498  | Site classified as: Park  | HPG Ref: 60045

Map Evidence

1856/7 OS
Hall plus surrounding parkland and associated features (water, wood, local folly etc)
1929 OS
As above with greater detail.
1956 OS (SE 27 SE)
As above

Extract from Site Visit report

Site Description: Park complex
Site Access: footpath, bridleway and access road
Visibility: Mostly good
Micro climate: and grounds sheltered by trees, park open
North boundary:
Park: Mixture of low stone wall, hedge and wooden fence.
Grounds: Mixture of post and wire fence and hedge
South boundary:
Park: Wooden fence approx 1 m high
Grounds: Kex Beck, smaller pond and post and wire fence with metal ornamental gate into park.
East boundary:
Park: Mixture of low post and wire fence, high hedge, trees, metal railings and high stone wall
Grounds: High stone and cobble wall
West boundary:
Park: Low post and wire fence, low wooden post and rail fence
Grounds: Low wooden post and rail fence
Buildings: House, cottages, stable block, barn visible.
Walkways / Gateways / Paths etc: Two ornamental gates between grounds and parkland to W and S, walkway along riverside, tracks in park to house and grounds.
Water features: One large lake, former millpond and a smaller lake by river
Other man-made features: Terracing, flights of stone steps close to house visible
Natural features: Kex Beck runs through site
Park: Now farmland
Grounds: Many trees; ornamental trees including monkey puzzle, avenue of conifers by drive to NE visible.
General Condition: Good
Local knowledge: None
Photographs:  (Yes)
Recorder: EB
Date: 28/03/10

Additional Information

The estate is shown on 1851 OS map with the Hall, surrounding parkland and associated features including water, drives, footbridges, mill, woods, and a local folly (see site no. 138).
Most features still shown on later maps, and extant today.
Access through site via public footpath and bridleway, but not the entrance by the lodge.

Extract from 1851 OS map centred on Site
Landscaped garden at Azerley Hall
Private drive entrance to Azerley Hall
Park gate to Azerley Hall
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