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Hampton House (Hampton Lodge)

  • House & Family History: Hampton was originally built as a late 18th century Picturesque style villa. The house was hugely enlarged in the mid-19th century, leaving the villa as the substantial country house seen today.

  • Garden & Outbuildings: The park was laid out in the style of Repton in the 19th century; Pevsner called it "probably the best in Surrey." The estate today covers 2,250 acres.

  • Architect: William Porden

    Date: 1798
    Designed: Original picturesque style house

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  • House Listed: Grade II

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • "Agatha Christie: Poirot" (2004 - TV series, as the Angkatell family's estate in the episode "The Hollow"). "Mothering Sunday" (2021 - as Beechwood House, the Nivens' country house).
  • Current Seat / Home of: Biddell family

    Past Seat / Home of: Eustace Thornton, early 20th century; Sir Richard Thornton, 20th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home

  • House Open to Public: No

    Phone: 01483-810-465

    Fax: 01483-810-132

    Email: [email protected]

    Website: https://www.hamptonestate.co.uk/

    Historic Houses Member: No