Quarrendon Manor 4463

Aylesbury, England, Buckinghamshire, Aylesbury Vale

Brief Description

Quarrendon Manor is an area of grassland containing extremely well-preserved earthworks of a 16th-century formal garden.

History

The garden is associated with Quarrendon Manor which was developed by Sir Henry Lee in the 16th and early-17th century.The village of Quarrendon itself dates from the 14th century.

Terrain

Flat grassland
Features

Style

  • Tudor-Style Garden
  • Earthwork
  • Description: The remains of the garden exist only as earthworks.
Access & Directions

Directions

The site is on the Bicester Road (A41) on the north-west entry into Aylesbury.
Authorities

Civil Parish

  • Quarrendon
History

Period

  • Tudor (1485-1603)
Contact

Telephone

01793 445050

Official Website

Other websites

Owners

  • Diocese of Oxford