Old Ledbury Underdown

Underdown

Underdown, Gloucester Road

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Underdown is a house of the late 18th century with a park. There is a kitchen garden.



1780
The house was rebuilt in about 1780 on the site of an older property.



1916
Spencer H BICKHAM in residence



1922

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Rear of Postcard - Sent to Rev H PARRY, Tugley Rectory, Leicester from Emma JARMAN - Where we went to tea yesterday. We did enjoy ourselves too.





1958
Lord BIDDULPH in residence. Telephone No 69



1963
Lord BIDDULPH in residence.



1983
The interior was damaged by fire.

Late 1980s
Underdown is the former mansion house and buildings of the BIDDULPH family believed to have been converted in the late 1980's to create five apartments and five houses.



Sources
1914 - 1919 Ledbury Guardian Newspaper - Herefordshire History
1916 Tilley's Almanack
1958 Tilley's Almanack
1963 Tilley's Almanack
Photographs are credited to the owners
Comments are from members of the Old Ledbury Facebook Group
Cuttings from Ledbury Reporter newspapers