Castle Coole 704

Enniskillen, Northern Ireland

Pgds 20080619 213730 Castle Coole Co Fermanagh Ni  Ntpl 52283

Brief Description

There is mature woodland, parkland, clump and shelter belt trees. An oak avenue and the outline of a canal remain from the earlier garden.

History

This is an extensive 17th-century demesne. The formal garden of the first house was replaced by a landscape park for the present house of 1788-98, set in parkland by William King.

Features

Style

  • English Landscape Garden
  • House (featured building)
  • Earliest Date:
  • Latest Date:
  • Avenue
  • Description: Oak avenue.
  • Canal
  • Description: The outline of a canal remains from the earlier garden.
Shelter Belt, Lake, Icehouse, Kitchen Garden, Gate Lodge
Access & Directions

Directions

One mile south-east of Enniskillen, off the A4. Signposted.
History

Detailed History

An early 17th-century demesne remodelled in the late 18th century by William King for the first Earl Belmore to accompany the new house by James Wyatt.

Period

  • Late 18th Century
Associated People

People associated to Castle Coole

Contact

Telephone

028 9056 9615

Official Website

Click Here

Other websites

Owners

  • The National Trust

    Heelis, Kemble Drive, Swindon, SN2 2NA
References

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