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Brief description of site

19th century house and garden substantially unaltered.

Brief history of site

The garden was first laid out in the 18th century. Details of orchards, a pond, a walled garden and lawns appear in sales particulars of 1811. Later substantial development of flower beds and avenues by Alfred Jeffreys was made in 1865. These features largely remain today.

Location information:

Address: Burkham Lane, Burkham, GU34 5RS

Locality: Alton

Local Authorities:

Hampshire; East Hampshire; Bentworth; Binsted and Bentley

Historical County: Hampshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 186 Grid Ref: SU 651426
Latitude: 51.1789 Longitude: -1.07006

Key information:

Form of site: country estate

Purpose of site: flower garden

Context or principal building: domestic / residential

Site Style : formal

Site first created: Before 1795

Main period of development: Late 19th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 22

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