Dorton House (also known as Ashfold School)4487

Aylesbury, England, Buckinghamshire, Aylesbury Vale

Brief Description

Dorton House is a large 17th-century mansion house restored to 18th-century style. The property is surrounded by substantial pleasure grounds and a lake.

History

The house was built from 1596 for Sir John Dormer. It was much altered in the late-18th-century after being acquired by Sir John Aubrey in 1783. The stables and grounds are contemporary with the original house.

Features
  • House (featured building)
  • Now School
  • Description: Jacobean mansion.
  • Earliest Date:
  • Latest Date:
Lake
Authorities

Civil Parish

  • Dorton
History

Period

  • 18th Century
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