Latimer Park, Chesham, England
Record Id: 2021
Site is open to the public. Opening may be limited, please check Visitor Information for any restrictions.
Brief description of site
Latimer Park is a landscape park of 213 hectares, on which Lancelot Brown may have advised. The park originally formed the setting of a country house, but is now in divided ownership. The public park has an educational focus.
Brief history of site
The estate passed to Elizabeth Cavendish and her husband in the early-1750s, at which time the house was re-fronted and the park was improved. The house was re-built from 1834-8, following a fire.
Address: The Estate Office, Latimer Park, Latimer, Chesham, Buckinghamshire, HD5 1TU
Buckinghamshire; Chiltern; Latimer
Historical County: Buckinghamshire
|OS Landranger Map Sheet Number:||165||Grid Ref:||SU999988|
North-east of Amersham, north of Little Chalfont
Opening contact details:
School parties must pre-book. Telephone 01 494 764342 for details of opening.
Open all year. Visits must be pre-booked. Educational facilities. Coach parking. WC. Disabled access.
Form of site: landscape park
Purpose of site: Educational
Context or principal building: public park
Site first created: Before 1750
Main period of development: 18th century
Survival: Part: ground/below ground level remains
Site Size (Hectares): 213