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Chewton Place

Introduction

Chewton Place has 18th-century pleasure grounds, bounded by the river and a ha-ha. It contains a rubble-built folly tower, known as the Owl Hoot. The house is a private residence and not open to the public.

Visitor Access, Directions & Contacts

Access contact details

Private house, not open to public

History

Period

18th Century

Features & Designations

Designations

  • The National Heritage List for England: Listed Building

  • Reference: Chewton Place
  • Grade: II

Features

  • River
  • Ha-ha
  • Tower
  • Description: Rubble-built folly tower.
Key Information

Type

Garden

Purpose

Recreational/sport

Principal Building

Domestic / Residential

Period

18th Century

Survival

Extant

Hectares

1.6

Open to the public

Yes

Civil Parish

Keynsham

References

Contributors

  • Avon Gardens Trust