Burkham House, Alton, England
Record Id: 6553
This site is NOT open to public.
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.
Address: Burkham Lane, Burkham, GU34 5RS
Hampshire; East Hampshire; Bentworth; Binsted and Bentley
Historical County: Hampshire
|OS Landranger Map Sheet Number:||186||Grid Ref:||SU 651426|
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
Site Size (Hectares): 22