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High and Over

Introduction

The early-20th-century High and Over house has a small geometrically-designed garden which is contemporary with the house.

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History

Period

Early 20th Century (1901-1932)

Features & Designations

Designations

  • The National Heritage List for England: Listed Building

  • Grade: II
  • Tree Preservation Order

Features

  • Hedge
  • Terrace
  • Pergola
  • Detached House (featured building)
  • Description: High and Over was the first Le Corbusier style house to be built in England.
  • Earliest Date:
  • Latest Date:
  • Garden Feature
  • Description: A wild garden below the house.
Key Information

Type

Garden

Purpose

Ornamental

Principal Building

Domestic / Residential

Period

Early 20th Century (1901-1932)

Survival

Part: standing remains

Open to the public

Yes

Civil Parish

Amersham

References

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