Park Place Pastoral Centre (Park Place)

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HCC Site ID: 1595 Parish: Wickham
Designations: House LB II* SMR Area: Large
Access: Access to use the Centre Ownership: Diocese of Portsmouth?

Location and site

Park Place is situated on the western outskirts of the village of Wickham, which is about three miles north of Fareham.

Historic description

An old deer park; a picturesque landscape as purported by Uvedale Price. A fine Georgian house set in extensive grounds of c7.25 ha (18 acres), now a Pastoral Centre run by the Congregation of Franciscan Sisters of St Mary of the Angels in conjunction with the Catholic Diocese of Portsmouth. The house has been extensively enlarged with additional accommodation and chapel. Parkland was sold off to form a Golf Course.

Current description

The Centre has now been developed and offers conference and concert facilities. It remains a pastoral centre, part-funded by the Friends Association advertising itself as having 18 acres of woodland and fields, lying behind the house.

Summary

Old deer park; Georgian house with many later additions; now a Pastoral Centre. Parkland sold off for a golf course.

Information: February 2003


Our address

Address:
Wickham Access to use the Centre Click for Disclaimer & copyright
GPS:
50.9189977978505, -1.20025634765625

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