Gawsworth Hall

locationMacclesfield
website
gawsworthhall.com
Leaving the Hall by the North door, a flight of stone steps from the garden leads up to the ancient rookery and onto the Tilting Ground, which formed part of a vast Elizabethan pleasure garden. Built by Sir Edward Fitton in the late 1590s, it consisted of a wilderness garden, with a long graveled walk (now called the bowshot) giving views over the Cheshire plain towards the Welsh hills. In this formal 20-acre paddock there is also evidence of a maze, extensive brick revetment, and excavation in the low central section has revealed that it was sealed with red clay.
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Gawsworth Hall Macclesfield Cheshire GB SK11 9RN

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    Sundays from 20th May to 16th September 2018 at 2pm-5pm Wednesday to Sunday inclusive from 27th June to 24th August 2018 at 2pm-5pm

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