Tusmore House (also known as Tusmore Park)3332

Bicester, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, England

Brief Description

Tusmore was originally a 14th-century park developed in the 17th century to include formal gardens and avenues around a manor house. A new house was designed by Robert Mylne and built in 1770. Pleasure grounds were added, the park was landscaped and a Temple of Peace was constructed. An Arts and Crafts garden was designed in the early-20th century by Imrie and Angell (architects).

History

A new house was designed by Robert Mylne and built in 1770. The house was replaced in 1964 to a neo-Georgian design by Claud Phillimore, and again, in the same style, in 2002-03.

Features
  • House (featured building)
  • Description: The house has a neo-Georgian design.
  • Earliest Date:
  • Latest Date:
Dovecote, Ornamental Lake
Access & Directions

Directions

off the A43, north-east of M40 junction 10
Authorities

Civil Parish

  • Hardwick-with-Yel
History

Period

  • 18th Century
Associated People

People associated to Tusmore House

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