Embley Park, Wellow - Test Valley

C19 and early C20 woodland and shrub garden of late C18 origin, once the home of Florence Nightingale. After WWII the estate was divided, the house and historic core becoming a school. A Conservation Management Plan covers the school although the historic character is vulnerable to additional facilities. The wider park is divided between multiple owners and suffers accumulative development pressure. A Heritage Impact Assessment was commissioned by Test Valley in 2016 in response to further development proposals. The need to widen understanding of significance and sustain value remains.

Embley Park, Wellow - Test Valley
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Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    Embley Park
    Heritage Category:
    Registered Park and Garden grade II
    List Entry Number:
    1000215
    Local Planning Authority:
    Test Valley
    Site Type:
    Gardens parks and urban spaces > Landscape park

Location

    County:
    Hampshire
    District / Borough:
    Test Valley
    Parish:
    Wellow
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Romsey and Southampton North
    Region:
    London and South East

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Park and garden
    Condition:
    Extensive significant problems
    Vulnerability:
    High
    Trend:
    Stable
    Ownership:
    Mixed, multiple owners
    Designation:
    Registered Park and Garden grade II, 8 LBs