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.

ARABELLA LENNOX-BOYD 1938 -

Eaton Hall R

BERESFORD PITE 1861 - 1934

Burton Manor R

CHARLES EDWARD MALLOWS 1864 - 1915

Tirley Garth with Thomas Mawson R

DETMAR BLOW 1867 - 1939

Eaton Hall R
EDWARD KEMP 1817 - 1891
EDWARD KEMP 1817 - 1891

EDWARD KEMP 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

EDWARD LAPIDGE 1779 - 1860

Doddington Hall R

EDWIN LUTYENS 1869 - 1944

Eaton Hall R

ERNEST PRESTWICH 1889 - 1977

Port Sunlight Village – formal open spaces R

GEOFFREY ALAN JELLICOE 1901 - 1996

Waterways at former Cadbury’s Factory
Moreton, Wirral

GEORGE BRIGGS

Stamford Park, Stalybridge R

GREGORY HILL of Stalybridge

Stamford Park, Stalybridge R

HUBERT WORTHINGTON 1886 - 1963

Peover Hall R

HUMPHRY REPTON 1752 - 1818

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

JAMES MELLOR 1796 - 1891

Mellors Garden

JAMES RUSSELL 1920 - 1996

Hare Hill
Eaton Hall R
Cholmondeley Castle R

JOHN SHAW Jnr 1851 -

Wythenshawe Park R

JOHN SHAW Snr 1812 - 1890

Stamford Park, Altrincham R
Dunham Massey R

JOHN WEBB 1754 - 1828

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

JOSEPH PAXTON 1803 - 1865

Birkenhead Park R
Tatton Park R

LANCELOT BROWN 1716 - 1783

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

LEWIS WYATT 1777 - 1853

Lyme Park R
Tatton Park R

THOMAS MAWSON 1861 - 1933

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

VICARY GIBBS plantsman 1853 - 1932

Lyme ParkR

WILLIAM ANDREWS NESFIELD 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

WILLIAM BARRON 1805 - 1891

West Park, MacclesfieldR

WILLIAM EMES 1730 - 1803

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

WILLIAM WILSON 1817 - 1875

Sale & Brooklands Cemetery
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