DiCamillo Companion

Emmetts House

  • House & Family History: In 1964 Charles Boise, the last private owner, bequeathed Emmetts to the National Trust.

  • Garden & Outbuildings: Located on one of the highest spots in Kent, Emmetts is famous for its garden, laid out in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Planted with many rare and exotic trees and shrubs, Emmetts Garden is noted for its bluebell wood and for a massive Wellingtonia that is the tallest tree in Kent.

  • Title: The Kentish Scene: Pages from the Brasted Diary, 1999-2004
    Author: Pym, Roland
    Year Published: 2004
    Reference: pg. 42
    Publisher: Kent: The Kentish Scene Project
    ISBN: 0954896300

  • House Listed: Not Listed

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • "A Room With a View" (1986 - as the location for the garden party).
  • Past Seat / Home of: Frederic Lubbock, 1890-1927. Charles Watson Boise, 1927-64.

    Current Ownership Type: The National Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Visitor Attraction

    Ownership Details: The house been divided into rental flats

  • House Open to Public: Grounds Only

    Phone: 01732-868-381

    Email: emmetts@nationaltrust.org.uk

    Website: https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk

    Historic Houses Member: No