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Things to do in Moggerhanger, Bedfordshire


A hill top village dominated by the Church of St. John The Evangelist, which was built in 1860-61, of French influence. The Church has a chancel tower with a pyramid roof and high apse adjoining.

Moggerhanger Park is a Grade 1 listed building and was originally a small mid 18th century sporting lodge. The architect Sir John Soane transformed it into a substantial house between 1791- 1812 for Godfrey Thornton and his son, both directors of the Bank of England.

Around World War 1 the house was adapted becoming the Bedfordshire County Sanatorium. It remained a hospital until 1987, and is now the property of a Preservation Trust. Humphry Repton designed the gardens and the parkland; these and the House are now all part of a programme to restore the estate to their former glory.

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St John the Evangelist church © Julia Tiller

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