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Attingham Park

Attingham Park Review

Built in 1785 by George Steuart (architect of the church of St. Chad in Shrewsbury) for the first Lord Berwick, this elegant stone mansion has a three-story portico, with a pediment carried on four tall columns. The building overlooks a sweep of parkland, including a deer park landscaped by Humphrey Repton (1752–1818). Inside the house are painted ceilings and delicate plasterwork, a fine picture gallery designed by John Nash (1752–1835), and 19th-century Neapolitan furniture. Attingham Park is 4 miles southeast of Shrewsbury.

    Contact Information

  • Address: B4380, off A5 Shrewsbury, SY4 4TP | Map It
  • Phone: 01743/708123
  • Cost: £9.60; park and grounds only, £4.70
  • Hours: House Apr.–early Nov., Thurs.–Tues. daily 12:30–5:30; last admission 1 hr before closing. Park and grounds daily 9–6
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  • Location: Shrewsbury
Updated: 06-12-2013

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