Hinton Admiral

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Hinton Admiral House

Hinton Admiral is the estate and ancestral home of the Tapps-Gervis-Meyrick family. It is located in the settlement of Hinton, near Bransgore , Hampshire. The gardens are open to the public by arrangement.

The current house was built in 1720 for Sir Peter Mews.[1] The house was remodelled after a fire in 1777.[1] Additional alterations were made around 1905 by the landscape architect Harold Peto, who remodelled the interior in an early 18th-century style.[1]

Hinton Admiral railway station opened in 1885 on the South Western Main Line.

The area known as Hinton or Hinton Admiral was variously spelt Hentune (11th century); Henton (13th-17th century); Henton Aumarle (14th century); Hempton (or Hompton) Aumarle, Henton Amerle (or Amarle), Hynton Amerell, (15th century); Hington Amerell, Hynton Admyrall, (16th century). Local business on the estates land include The Old Vicarage Hotel.


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Coordinates: 50°45′09″N 1°42′51″W / 50.75257°N 1.71423°W / 50.75257; -1.71423