Chidmere House, Chichester, West Sussex , England
Record Id: 5277
This site is NOT open to public.
Brief description of site
Long vistas give access to a number of separate formal gardens enclosed by hornbeam hedges or old walls and ornamented by statues and urns. There is a fine display of daffodils in the orchard and woodland. There is a conservatory on the edge of the lake and there are fine specimen trees and shrubs.
The gardens are part of the National Gardens Scheme.
Brief history of site
In 1930 the six acre site of a decayed farmyard, field and orchard was purchased by Hugo Baxendale. He created the garden between 1930 and 1936 around the Tudor farmhouse which he also restored.
Address: Chidham Lane,Chidham,, PO18 8TD
Locality: Chichester, West Sussex
West Sussex; Chichester; Chidham
Historical County: Sussex
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Form of site: garden
Purpose of site: ornamental garden
Context or principal building: house
Site first created: 1930 to 1936
Main period of development: Mid 20th century