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Local and intercity rail networks are available from Bromsgrove station around 3 miles away. To the front of the property further gardens are again primarily laid to lawn with perennial borders, and mature trees and hedging giving screening to the boundaries.

Much like the Nile River in Egypt, floods brought down new fertile soil for the crops. The final sign is a bit confusing. However, as most Jamaican sights, the signs are only good from one direction. Toward the east and south is the extensive river delta covered with sugar cane with the Duckenfield Hall sugar mill in the distance. Luke Stokes along with 1, other settlers were the first Englishmen to Jamaica. Garden store, further store room Garage and corrugated shelters, shed In all about 1, sq ft Primarily lawned garden with trees and shrubs EPC Rating G Situation The property is situated in the centre of the historic village of Stoke Prior surrounded by lovely Worcestershire countryside and includes the Worcester and Birmingham Canal and is situated within easy commuting distance to the motorway networks via the M42 and M5 and close to the centres of Bromsgrove and Droitwich Spa offering a range of shopping facilities and amenities. An earthquake destroyed the great house in A short walk away is the village park and green and The Boat and Railway canal side public house, with superb scope for walking and riding pursuits in the area. In , the Stokes Hall and the adjacent Hampton Court sugar estates were owned by Alexander Donaldson and consisted of 1, acres. The ruins of the great house consist of three remaining towers, the foundations of the kitchen outhouse and a water tank. Luke Stokes, his wife, and two-thirds of the settlers died within a couple of years.

Unfortunately, the river delta was also a breeder of mosquitoes, which brought malaria and yellow fever. Luke Stokes along with 1, other settlers were the first Englishmen to Jamaica.

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Linked to the property is a useful garden store, and to the other side of the property integral with the main building is a further store room, believed to be an office to the property at some time.

Gardens and grounds The property is approached over Shaw Lane between railway bridges into a tarmacadam drive to the side of the house leading to the rear with parking and turning for several vehicles.

Today, the view from Stokes Hall Great House is spectacular.

Local and intercity rail networks are available from Bromsgrove station around 3 miles away. The mountains to the north receive approximately inches of rain a year and along with an occasional hurricane, cause a large bed load of soil to spread out over the delta. The remaining settlers moved to higher ground, which they called Stokes Hall. To the north, the Blue Mountains made up the skyline. Toward the east and south is the extensive river delta covered with sugar cane with the Duckenfield Hall sugar mill in the distance. Gardens and grounds The property is approached over Shaw Lane between railway bridges into a tarmacadam drive to the side of the house leading to the rear with parking and turning for several vehicles. Off the drive is a brick built single garage with adjacent corrugated shelters and timber shed behind. He later called the area Stokesfield. The final sign is a bit confusing. There are a series of directional signs after one passes Morant Bay coming from Kingston. The house is make of concreted rock rubble faced with dressed stone. Much like the Nile River in Egypt, floods brought down new fertile soil for the crops. Garden store, further store room Garage and corrugated shelters, shed In all about 1, sq ft Primarily lawned garden with trees and shrubs EPC Rating G Situation The property is situated in the centre of the historic village of Stoke Prior surrounded by lovely Worcestershire countryside and includes the Worcester and Birmingham Canal and is situated within easy commuting distance to the motorway networks via the M42 and M5 and close to the centres of Bromsgrove and Droitwich Spa offering a range of shopping facilities and amenities. Great Western House was reputedly the station master's house built c. Unfortunately, the river delta was also a breeder of mosquitoes, which brought malaria and yellow fever.

It was sugar cane harvesting and the recently brown reaped fields were checker-boarded among the green cane fields. The remaining settlers moved to higher ground, which they called Stokes Hall.

Great Western House was reputedly the station master's house built c.

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Toward the east and south is the extensive river delta covered with sugar cane with the Duckenfield Hall sugar mill in the distance. An earthquake destroyed the great house in The remaining settlers moved to higher ground, which they called Stokes Hall. Unfortunately, the river delta was also a breeder of mosquitoes, which brought malaria and yellow fever. The property extends and tapers to the rear primarily laid to lawn with mature trees and shrub borders. Up until the mids, Port Morant was one of the most important sugar shipping ports in Jamaica, but with the decline of king sugar due to the slave emancipation it became the small fishing village it is today. The unique attractive property remains largely original apart from a large kitchen extension in the s and is now somewhat dated and would benefit from updating and improvements. The mountains to the north receive approximately inches of rain a year and along with an occasional hurricane, cause a large bed load of soil to spread out over the delta. The area is part of the Plantain Garden River and Negro River delta and is the most fertile area in Jamaica, due to the periodic flooding by the river.

Just before, you get to the village of Golden Grove, the final sign points toward a dirt road, but could be construed to be indicating to continue on the paved road. The house is make of concreted rock rubble faced with dressed stone.

However, as most Jamaican sights, the signs are only good from one direction.

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The area is part of the Plantain Garden River and Negro River delta and is the most fertile area in Jamaica, due to the periodic flooding by the river. The unique attractive property remains largely original apart from a large kitchen extension in the s and is now somewhat dated and would benefit from updating and improvements. An earthquake destroyed the great house in Garden store, further store room Garage and corrugated shelters, shed In all about 1, sq ft Primarily lawned garden with trees and shrubs EPC Rating G Situation The property is situated in the centre of the historic village of Stoke Prior surrounded by lovely Worcestershire countryside and includes the Worcester and Birmingham Canal and is situated within easy commuting distance to the motorway networks via the M42 and M5 and close to the centres of Bromsgrove and Droitwich Spa offering a range of shopping facilities and amenities. It was sugar cane harvesting and the recently brown reaped fields were checker-boarded among the green cane fields. However, as most Jamaican sights, the signs are only good from one direction. Linked to the property is a useful garden store, and to the other side of the property integral with the main building is a further store room, believed to be an office to the property at some time. Off the drive is a brick built single garage with adjacent corrugated shelters and timber shed behind. In this case, it is well marked coming from the west but if you are coming from the east, you will never see the signs. In , the Stokes Hall and the adjacent Hampton Court sugar estates were owned by Alexander Donaldson and consisted of 1, acres. The remaining settlers moved to higher ground, which they called Stokes Hall. Evidence of a stucco coating remains in some areas. To the front of the property further gardens are again primarily laid to lawn with perennial borders, and mature trees and hedging giving screening to the boundaries. Up until the mids, Port Morant was one of the most important sugar shipping ports in Jamaica, but with the decline of king sugar due to the slave emancipation it became the small fishing village it is today.
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