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
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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

Contact Details

Jo McAllister 0117 975 0696

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England