Cricket House, Cricket St. Thomas / Winsham - South Somerset

C18 landscape park and pleasure grounds surrounding listed mansion, partly by Sir John Soane. Pressure for development from a large hotel and from farm diversification into the leisure market. Parts of the park have been restored through a Natural England Stewardship Scheme.

Cricket House, Cricket St. Thomas / Winsham - South Somerset
© Historic England

Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    Cricket House
    Heritage Category:
    Registered Park and Garden grade II*
    List Entry Number:
    1001142
    Local Planning Authority:
    South Somerset
    Site Type:
    Gardens parks and urban spaces > Landscape park

Location

    County:
    Somerset
    District / Borough:
    South Somerset
    Parish:
    Cricket St. Thomas / Winsham
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Yeovil
    Region:
    South West

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Park and garden
    Condition:
    Generally satisfactory but with significant localised problems
    Vulnerability:
    Medium
    Trend:
    Stable
    Ownership:
    Mixed, multiple owners
    Designation:
    Registered Park and Garden grade II*, 8 LBs