Eastwell Park is a large area of parkland and a country estate in the civil parish of Eastwell, adjoining Ashford, Kent, in England. Over time, successive buildings have served as homes to Sir Thomas Moyle, the Earls of Winchilsea and Nottingham, Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh, and others. Eastwell Towers
Eastwell Park was een Engels landhuis in de parochie van Eastwell, grenzend aan Ashford in Kent, dat voor een tijd gediend heeft als een koninklijke residentie. Het huis werd gesloopt in de jaren '20 en vervangen door een groot huis genaamd Eastwell Manor, dat momenteel dient als hotel.
Eastwell Park é um grande parque e propriedade rural localizado na paróquia civil de Eastwell, próximo a Ashford, Kent, na Inglaterra. Ao longo do tempo várias edificações foram sendo erguidas para servir de residência para Thomas Moyle, os condes de Winchilsea e Nottingham, o príncipe Alfredo, duque de Edimburgo entre outros. Eastwell Towers.
Eastwell Park and Eastwell Manor [ edit] There is a country house hotel called Eastwell Manor, which I initially took to be at another location, but the description of the photo linked below on flick suggests that it is a new house built in 1926-28, in which case it was presumably a replacement for Eastwell Park built on the same site.
- Eastwell Manor
- Eastwell Towers
The estate is now mainly a farming concern, raising crops and sheep. Part of the estate is landscaped to include a large shallow lake which can be fished and the distinctive Eastwell Towers. The largest building on the site today is Eastwell Manor, a stately home which is now operated as a country house hotel.
The original country house at Eastwell was built for Sir Thomas Moyle between 1540 and 1550. One of the men employed on the estate was the bricklayer Richard Plantagenet, who claimed to be an illegitimate son of Richard III. Much of Eastwell Manor, the building that now serves as a hotel, was built in the neo-Elizabethan style between 1793–1799 for...
The distinctive structure now known as Eastwell Towers stands a mile south-south west of the manor. It was the original main gatehouse to Eastwell Park and was built in 1848.
Eastwell Park is a country estate almost one square mile in area surrounding Eastwell Manor, a Jacobethan country house completed in 1848. Eastwell Lake was created at the same time. The hotel offers a golf course, indoor swimming pool and horseriding.