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Denham Court (also known as Denham Country Park)

Introduction

This site is a late 17th-century mansion house with extensive grounds on the banks of the River Colne. The gardens have been remodelled into a golf course. There are still remnants of avenues of lime, and footbridges across the River Colne north of Denham Court built c.1850, and those east and south of Denham Court date from c.1890s.

Visitor Access, Directions & Contacts

Access contact details

There is unrestricted access to Denham Lock Wood.

Directions

Tube: Uxbridge (Metropolitan) then bus. Rail: Denham. Bus: U9, 331

Features & Designations

Designations

  • Conservation Area

  • Reference: Denham Lock
  • Green Belt

  • Local Nature Reserve

  • Site of Nature Conservation Importance

  • Site of Special Scientific Interest

Features

  • Fishpond
  • Description: The remains of fishponds possibly dating from the 14th century manor of Denham.
  • Ornamental Bridge
  • Description: A low brick bridge with two arches.
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  • Boundary Wall
  • Description: An 18th century red brick wall surrounding a garden.
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  • Mansion House (featured building)
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Key Information

Type

Landscape Garden

Purpose

Golf Course

Principal Building

Mansion House

Survival

Extant

Open to the public

Yes

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