DiCamillo Companion
England

Ashdown Park

  • House & Family History: The core of the House was built in 1867. For much of the 20th century Ashdown was a Catholic convent (Convent of Notre Dame). In 1924 a large chapel in the Gothic style was built for the convent. At the end of the 20th century the House was sold and converted into a luxury hotel.

  • Garden & Outbuildings: The House today is set in 186 acres of landscaped grounds in the heart of the Ashdown Forest.

    Chapel & Church: In 1924 a large chapel in the Gothic style was built for the convent.

  • Title: Buildings of England: Sussex, The
    Author: Pevsner, Nikolaus; Nairn, Ian
    Year Published: 1973
    Reference: pg. 505
    Publisher: London: Penguin Books
    ISBN: 0140710280
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Grade II

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Current Ownership Type: Corporation

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Hotel

    Ownership Details: Today Ashdown Park Hotel and Country Club, a member of the Elite Hotels group.

  • House Open to Public: By Appointment

    Phone: 01342-824-988

    Fax: 01342-826-206

    Email: reservations@ashdownpark.com

    Website: http://www.ashdownpark.com

    Awards: Winner of RAC Credit to the Industry Award for 2005-06

    Historic Houses Member: No