Biddlesden Park House 4451

Aylesbury, England, Buckinghamshire, Aylesbury Vale

Brief Description

This site is a country estate in Biddlesden with an 18th-century manor house set in a wooded park. The property is built on the site of a 12th-century Cistercian Abbey.The grounds contain the remains of fish ponds which are fed by a small stream, and an ice house.

History

Biddlesden Abbey was founded in 1147 and was home to monks from Garendon in Leicestershire. After the Dissolution, parts of the abbey were incorporated into a house built by Sir Robert Peckham. This building was demolished sometime in the early-18th century and the present day property was erected on the site in 1731.

Features
  • Fishpond
  • Description: The grounds contain the remains of fish ponds which are fed by a small stream.
  • House (featured building)
  • Earliest Date:
  • Latest Date:
Stream, Icehouse, Icehouse
Authorities

Civil Parish

  • Biddlesden
History

Period

  • 18th Century
Contact

Telephone

01793 445050

Official Website

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Owners

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