Bighton House

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HCC Site ID: 1497 Parish: Bighton
Designations: House LB II Area:
Access: No Public Access Ownership: Private

Location and Site

Historic Development

A listed Grade II house, Bighton house is approached through a long, main drive through parkland. The north lawn has a circular ornamental pond with lightly wooded gardens nearby. The south elevation looks over undulating lawns leading to open parkland. Features include a summerhouse, orangery and south-facing terrace enclosed by ornamental trellising with a central arch. There is flint walled garden, an orchard/kitchen garden and a traditional bothy. A Dutch barn, stables and a listed Grade II Beehive lodge dating from the early 19th century.

Summary

Approached by a long ½ mile drive, past thatched Beehive cottage. Ornamental ponds, rose gardens bordered by yew hedges, an undulating lawn to open parkland and, beyond, rolling countryside. Originally surrounded by about 113 ha (280 acres) of woodland.

To be updated (2013)
Photographs June 2016

Parterre June 2016

Parterre June 2016

Bighton Cottage

Bighton Beehive Cottage


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