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Great Dixter House  England 
Northiam, East Sussex, England

Circa Date: 1460 w/later alterations

Status: Fully Extant

Special Info / Location/ Date

Special Info
Phonetic Pronunciation of House Name

Location
Country
England
District Today
East Sussex
 Historic County
 City / Town / Village
Northiam
 Latitude
50.997155708954
 Longitude
0.592192447919842

Date
Start Date
Completion Date
Circa Date
1460 w/later alterations
Images

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Architects

Designed   Remodeled and extended medieval hall and laid out gardens for Nathaniel Lloyd
Date   1910-11

Extant / Listed / References

Extant
Extant Type
Fully Extant
Extant Details

Listed
House Listed As 
Grade I
Gardens Listed As  
Grade I
Country House:  Yes

References
Vitruvius Britannicus
Vitruvius Scoticus
J.B. Burke (Burke's Visitation of Seats)
Country Life
XXXIII, 18 plan, 1913.
J.P. Neale (Neale's Views of Seats)
Access / Ownership / Seat

Access
Open to Public Please note: Houses listed as being open "By Appointment" are usually country house hotels, B&Bs, or schools.
Yes
Historic Houses Association Member
Yes
Phone Number If calling from the U.S., delete the first "0" in British numbers.
01797-252-878
Fax Number
01797-252-879
Email
Website
Awards

Current Ownership
Current Ownership Type
Individual / Family Trust
Primary Current Ownership Use
Visitor Attraction
Current Ownership Use / Details
The Great Dixter Charitable Trust owns and manages the Estate.

Seat ("Seat" is loosely defined as any family that occupied the house for a period of 2 years or more)
Today Seat of
A Past Seat(s) of
Christopher Lloyd; Lloyd family seated here until 2006.
Possible (Unsure) Seat of
History / Gardens & Park / Movies

History
Earlier House(s) / Building(s)
House Replaced By
Built / Designed For
House & Family History
Great Dixter’s timber framed Hall is one of the largest such halls surviving today. Nathaniel Lloyd purchased the House in 1910 and hired Sir Edwin Landseer Lutyens to remodel and extend medieval hall.
Collections This field lists art objects that are currently or were previously in the collection of the house.

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Comments
The House gardens are widely praised.

Gardens & Park
Garden, Park, Follies and Outbuildings
Chapel & Church

Movies
Location for Movies / TV
Bibliography

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