History, tourist information, and nearby accommodation
The architect responsible for the new Gorhambury was Sir Robert Taylor, who built an imposing 3-storey building, which has since been refaced in white Portland stone. The building began in 1779 and was finished in 1790. Within the house is a large collection of Bacon family portraits.
There is regular entry in the summer months. Please check with the property for exact details.
About Gorhambury House
Address: Off Bluehouse Hill, St Albans, Hertfordshire, England, AL3 6AH
Attraction Type: Historic House
Location: 2 miles west of St Albans, off the A4147. For satnavs use AL3 6AE for an unlocked gate to the estate.
Website: Gorhambury House
Phone: 01727 854051
Photo Credit: Rob Hinkley, licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Licence
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