Witley Park gardens (formerly Lea Park Estate), Witley
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- RefNo: 16730
- Reference Number: SHHER_16730
- Site Name: Witley Park gardens (formerly Lea Park Estate), Witley
- Grid Reference: 492300 139400
- Description: Until c.1900 this was known as the Lea Park Estate. Original house built in late 19th century but burnt down in 1952 and demolished and new house was erected in different part of estate in the 1960s. It was owned by Whittaker Wright in the early 20th century when it is thought a majoirty of the garden works were undertaken. This property comprised the boldly undulating and handsomely-timbered park, pleasure grounds, gardens, woodlands and plantations and the lovely chain of lakes covering about 30 acres, banked by the choicest rhododendrons and flowering shrubs and heavy woodlands, providing from numerous points views of lake and woodland scenery of the most charming description, with here and there temples of classic design, boat and bath houses (some of which were designed by Edwin Lutyens). Nature in its fairest mood has formed the surrounding lands and landscape gardeners have beautified it.
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