Park House

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HCC Site ID: 1530 Parish: Hambledon
Designations: House LB II*, SDNP Area: Large
Access: No Public Access Ownership: Private

Location and Site

Park House stands on the corner of crossroads north east of the village of Hambledon, which is 15 miles north of Portsmouth. It is a rural village surrounded by fields and woods and is within the South Downs National Park.

Historic Development

Park House is 15th–16th century in origin with a timber-framed main block of two and a half storeys, brick faced with sash windows. There is a wing of three and a half storeys with flint and brick walls. The house was built on the site of the keeper’s house of the mediaeval deer park. It was mentioned by William Cobbett in 1822. A LB II dovecote is in a walled garden. The grounds are now greatly reduced.

Current Description

Summary

House 15th–16th centuries origins with timber frame; mediaeval deer park; LBII dovecote; greatly reduced grounds.

Information: February 2003


Our address

Address:
Hambledon No Public Access Click for Disclaimer & copyright
GPS:
50.93977111107692, -1.06842041015625

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