The Whittern 5730

Lyonshall, Kington, Herefordshire, England

Brief Description

The Whittern was built in 1879 on the site of an earlier house. It overlooked a balustraded terrace and lawns planted with ornamental shrubs, with a kitchen garden to the north-east. The house was demolished in 1934 and replaced with the present house.


There was a house here in 1764. The 1879 house, for which the garden and park were created, was demolished in 1934 and replaced with a smaller house.

Terrace, Balustrade, Kitchen Garden
Access & Directions


Two miles east of Kington via the A44 and a minor road.

Civil Parish

  • Lyonshall