Harefield Hospital (also known as Harefield Park, Belhammonds)9203

Greater London, England, Greater London

Brief Description

There is a good cedar on the lawn and holm oak. Intrusive tennis courts have been built between the house and two formal ponds; the Lakeside Garden was restored in 1994. The Ha-ha remains, albeit in poor condition and there are remnants of deer park boundary bank and ditch. The walled garden has remains of old glasshouses.

History

Harefield Hospital was built in the 1930s as the county sanatorium for sufferers of TB in the grounds of the early-mid C18th Harefield Park, whose vestigial garden and fragment of parkland remain. The house is now used as the hospital's staff centre.

Visitor Facilities

The hospital grounds are accessible to the public.
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

The hospital grounds are accessible to the public.

Directions

Tube: Uxbridge (Metropolitan, Piccadilly); Rickmansworth (Metropolitan) then bus. Bus: U9, 331