Valewood House 5772

Haslemere, England, West Sussex, Chichester

Brief Description

The site has a mainly wild garden with a lake and a semi-formal area to the west of the house. There are many large and aged specimens, some of which have been identified. A wide terrace runs along the west side of the house with a loggia.

History

The house dates from 1836-1840. It formed part of the Blackdown Estate. James Mangle hybridised rhododendrons here.

Features
  • House (featured building)
  • Earliest Date:
  • Latest Date:
  • Planting
  • Description: There are many large specimens of rhododendron.
Garden Terrace, Loggia
Authorities

Civil Parish

  • Lurgashall
History

Period

  • Victorian (1837-1901)
References

Contributors

  • Jennie Hook

    1

  • Dr and Mrs W R Trotter

    1

  • Sussex Gardens Trust