Bois House, Amersham, England
Record Id: 4554
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Brief description of site
An 18th-century French style formal garden with canal which has recently been restored. The garden now also has a woodland area and bowling green.
Brief history of site
The formal gardens were landscaped before 1730. They fell into poor repair during the late 18th century when the original great house was also pulled down.
The garden was expanded in 1928 and restoration began in 1964.
Address: 85 Bois Road, Chesham Bois, HP6 6DF
Buckinghamshire; Chiltern; Chesham Bois
Historical County: Buckinghamshire
|OS Landranger Map Sheet Number:||165||Grid Ref:||SU 968 997|
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Form of site: formal
Purpose of site: Ornamental
Context or principal building: great house
Site Style : French-style garden
Site first created: Before 1730
Main period of development: Early 18th century
Site Size (Hectares): 1.2