Easton Lodge, Little Easton - Uttlesford

Edwardian gardens designed by Harold Peto c1902, incorporating a late C17/early C18 grove. The house was fire damaged and finally demolished in 1950. Converted service buildings and infill development remain. Built structures within the garden have deteriorated, particularly the Italian Garden. Ownership split between private owners of houses and an investment company. Garden continues to open to public in a limited manner under the direction of the charity, The Gardens of Easton Lodge Preservation Trust. The majority landowner is producing a Conservation Management Plan with the Trust.

Easton Lodge, Little Easton - Uttlesford
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: Easton Lodge
  • Heritage Category: Registered Park and Garden grade II
  • List Entry Number: 1001484
  • Local Planning Authority: Uttlesford
  • Site Type: Gardens parks and urban spaces > Garden


  • County: Essex
  • District / Borough: Uttlesford
  • Parish: Little Easton
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Saffron Walden
  • Region: East of England

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Park and garden
  • Condition: Generally satisfactory but with significant localised problems
  • Vulnerability: High
  • Trend: Stable
  • Ownership: Private, multiple owners
  • Designation: Registered Park and Garden grade II, 3 LBs