Rothley lake, a hidden gem

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    "...A little known highlight on the estate are Rothley Lakes, which were created in the late 1760s as part of Sir Walter Blackett’s pleasure ground. Originally the site also included a folly castle, a fort and a deer park. Sir Walter commissioned the best designers of the day including Lancelot “Capability” Brown, who drew the designs for Rothley Low Lake...."
  • Owner

    National Trust
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 1 year, 7 months ago
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