Record Details

NHER Number:44247
Type of record:Building
Name:Kitchen garden, Houghton Park


The walled kitchen garden dates to the 18th century, and is now an ornamental garden created as a memorial to Lady Sybil Cholmondeley.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 78857 28525
Map Sheet:TF72NE

Full description

October 1985. Listed, Grade II.
Listing Description Excerpt:
"Kitchen garden walls. 18th century. Red brick with 20th century concrete coping. Flemish bond to north, English bond to south, east and west. Rectangular enclosure with gates and gate piers on axis at mid-point of east and west ranges."
Information from (S1).
Please consult the National Heritage List for England (S1) for the current listing details.
The area within the walls is now a series of ornamental gardens in various styles, created as a memorial to Lady Sybil Cholmondley, see (S2) and (S3) for more details.
S. Spooner (NLA) 6 April 2006. Amended J. Cullis (HES), 12 November 2019.

Monument Types

  • KITCHEN GARDEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • ORNAMENTAL GARDEN (Early 20th Century to 21st Century - 1901 AD to 2100 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1077788.
<S2>Website: The Houghton Estate. 2005. Houghton Hall Norfolk. 06 April 2006.
<S3>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 2008. Hall's award-winning garden is a tribute to a much-loved grandmother. 13 May.

Related records

3546Part of: Houghton Hall (Building)
30463Part of: Houghton Park (Monument)

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