A Jacobean house with remnants of an early eighteenth century garden. Behind the house one can see a pyramid folly at the top of a hill, from which a cascade used to descend. It is said to have been designed by Stephen Switzer. In front of the house there a walled and hedged enclosures linked by paths.
Head Gardener's Comment
"As perfect and pretty a Cotswold manor house as anyone is likely to see" (Fodor's Great Britain 1998 guidebook). Stanway's beautiful architecture, furniture, parkland and village are now complimented by the restored 18th century water garden and the magnificent fountain - 300 feet high, making it the tallest garden fountain and gravity fountain in the world.
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