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Situated in Halesowen on the southern edge of the West Midlands urban conurbation, Leasowes is a 57-hectare public park containing the remains of one of the most important and influential landscapes of the 18th century.

It is not easy to account for the fondness of former times for straight-lined avenues to their houses, straight-lined walks through their woods, and in short every kind of straight line

W. Shenstone

Archaeological Investigations