Lavendon Grange 4617

Olney, England

Brief Description

A 17th-century manor house and gardens on the site of an 12th-century Premonstratensian Abbey. There are extensive earthworks relating to the abbey grounds in the house gardens.

History

The abbey was founded in 1154 and the fishponds and moat are associated with this time.A manor house was built on the site in approximately 1630 and was extensively altered in the following centuries.

Features
  • Fishpond
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  • Sundial
  • Description: The sundial is inscribed with the date '1675'.
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Moat
Authorities

Civil Parish

  • Lavendon
History

Period

  • 12th Century