Chenies Manor (also known as Chenies Palace)8305

Amersham, Chiltern, Buckinghamshire, England

Brief Description

Chenies is a 15th-century manor house set in formal gardens of Tudor origin. The current layout of the gardens is largely the work of the present owners.

History

The manor house and grounds date from the 15th century. The gardens previously consisted of terraces which have been restored and altered in the 20th century.

Visitor Facilities

http://www.cheniesmanorhouse.co.uk/calendar_2006.htm

Detailed Description

The present gardens have been much remodelled by the present owners, and are divided into a number of compartments. These include:
  • the sunken garden
  • the white garden
  • the south border
  • the rose gardens
  • the inner court
  • the physic garden
  • the parterre and yew maze
  • the kitchen garden with orchards and penitential maze

The main seasonal plantings are for spring and summer.

Features
  • Manor House (featured building)
  • Description: The core of the present house dates back to about 1460, with later additions.
  • Earliest Date:
  • Latest Date:
  • Hedge
  • Maze
Herbaceous Border
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

http://www.cheniesmanorhouse.co.uk/calendar_2006.htm

Directions

http://www.cheniesmanorhouse.co.uk/how_to_find_us.htm
Authorities

Civil Parish

  • Chenies
History

Detailed History

Chenies Manor, once known as Chenies Palace, has existed on this site since the 11th century. The core of the present house dates back to about 1460, with later additions.

The gardens have been substantially remodelled in recent years by the present owners.

Associated People

Just one person associated to Chenies Manor

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