Woodrow High House 5743

Amersham, Buckinghamshire, England, Buckinghamshire, Chiltern

Brief Description

Woodrow High House, built in 1656, underwent reconstruction in the early 1800s. The layout of the gardens seen today is the result of these 19th-century changes, although the formal pleasure gardens have been landscaped.An octagonal underground 18th-century grotto is situated to the West of the house.

History

Woodrow High House, formerly Woodside House, was home to Oliver Cromwell's family. William Drake later lived at the house between 1758 and 1766.The House is now used as a recreation centre.

Features
Grotto
Authorities

Civil Parish

  • Amersham
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