Notable Designers in Cheshire

This list includes influential and well-known designers and also more locally based designers and landscape gardeners who have been involved to varying degrees in the creation of the historic designed landscapes of Cheshire.

R Indicates sites on the Historic England Register of Parks & Gardens

This is work in progress and we hope to enlarge this list as our research continues.

BARRON, WILLIAM 1805 - 1891

West Park, MacclesfieldR

BLOW, DETMAR 1867 - 1939

Eaton Hall R

BRIGGS, GEORGE

Stamford Park, Stalybridge R

BROWN, LANCELOT 1716 - 1783

Doddington Hall R
Dunham Massey R
Eaton Hall (unverified) R

EMES, WILLIAM 1730 - 1803

Arley Hall - Parterre (removed 1940) R
Cholmondeley Castle R
Crewe Hall R
Peover Hall (unverified)

GIBBS, VICARY - plantsman 1853 - 1932

Lyme ParkR

HILL, GREGORY - of Stalybridge

Stamford Park, Stalybridge R

JELLICOE, GEOFFREY ALAN 1901 - 1996

Waterways at former Cadbury’s Factory
Moreton, Wirral
KEMP, EDWARD 1817 - 1891
KEMP, EDWARD 1817 - 1891

KEMP, EDWARD 1817 - 1891

Born in Streatham, Surrey, he worked as Joseph Paxton?€™s superintendent at Birkenhead Park, becoming a prominent landscape gardener, designing many parks and gardens in Cheshire and throughout England and Wales.
Publication: How to Lay Out a Garden
Agden Hall, Lymm
Birkenhead Park R
Castle Park (formerly Park Place), Frodsham R
Congleton Park with William Blackshaw R
Foxdale, Bunbury
Flaybrick Memorial Gardens R
Grosvenor Park, Chester R
Halton Grange
Inglewood House, Ledsham
Leadworks, Chester
Ledsham Hall
Limegrove &Redcliff, Chester
Lymm Hall
Massey Hall, Thelwall
Norley Hall
Queens Park, Crewe R
Stanacres, Thornton Hough

LAPIDGE, EDWARD 1779 - 1860

Doddington Hall R

LENNOX-BOYD, ARABELLA 1938 -

Eaton Hall R

LUTYENS, EDWIN 1869 - 1944

Eaton Hall R

MALLOWS, CHARLES EDWARD 1864 - 1915

Tirley Garth with Thomas Mawson R

MAWSON, THOMAS 1861 - 1933

Burton Manor R
Thornton ManorR
Tirley Garth with C E Mallows R

MELLOR, JAMES 1796 - 1891

Mellors Garden

NESFIELD, WILLIAM ANDREWS 1793 - 1881

Capesthorne (with Salvin) R
Combermere Abbey R
Crewe Hall R
Dorfold Hall R
Eaton Hall R
High Legh Hall
Rode Hall R
Tabley Hall (unverified) R
Toft Hall

PAXTON, JOSEPH 1803 - 1865

Birkenhead Park R
Tatton Park R

PITE, BERESFORD 1861 - 1934

Burton Manor R

PRESTWICH, ERNEST 1889 - 1977

Port Sunlight Village – formal open spaces R

REPTON, HUMPHRY 1752 - 1818

Crewe Hall (unverified)
Rode Hall - Red Book R
Tatton Park – Red Book R

RUSSELL, JAMES 1920 - 1996

Hare Hill
Eaton Hall R
Cholmondeley Castle R

SHAW, JOHN Jnr 1851 -

Wythenshawe Park R

SHAW, JOHN Snr 1812 - 1890

Stamford Park, Altrincham R
Dunham Massey R

WEBB, JOHN 1754 - 1828

English landscape designer who studied under William Emes between 1782 & 1793 and had an extensive practice as a landscape designer and architect in the late 18th & early 19th centuries. He worked mainly in the Midlands and the north of England. Webb is associated with over twenty sites in Cheshire, often following Emes as at Eaton Hall.

Cholmondeley Castle R
Combermere Abbey (unverified) R
Crewe Hall (unverified) R
Eaton Hall R
Rode Hall R
Tabley Hall Park R
Tatton Hall R

WILSON, WILLIAM 1817 - 1875

Sale & Brooklands Cemetery

WORTHINGTON, HUBERT 1886 - 1963

Peover Hall R

WYATT, LEWIS 1777 - 1853

Lyme Park R
Tatton Park R
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