Tittenhurst Park

This Tittenhurst Park blog is dedicated to John Lennon's home in Sunningdale, near Ascot, Berkshire between 1969 and 1971. The aim is to gather as much material relating to the estate as possible - obviously with the emphasis on the Lennon-era, but also concerning Tittenhurst Park as it was before and after John Lennon's ownership. In addition, there will be posts about and associated with the Beatles, plus any other rubbish I feel like. The blog is purely meant for the entertainment of anyone (assuming there is actually anyone) who, like me, has an unhealthy interest in one particular Georgian mansion. Those with anything interesting to contribute in the way of links, photos, scans, stories etc. please do contact me: tittenhurstlennon@gmail.com
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Thomas Rhyner's Visit to Tittenhurst Park 1977

Thomas Rhyner's summer 1977 Tittenhurst photographs, captured whilst touring the grounds at Tittenhurst Park. The above shows the arch over the "front" door (actually round the side), behind the hedge. In 1977, the This Is Not Here window remained in situ; I very much doubt it still is:

The gazebo, which will be familiar to viewers of the splendid Gimme Some Truth documentary:

In said doc, John & Yoko were seen choosing, placing, and ultimately, as you do, consuming chess pieces in the diminutive "dwelling" (or whatever a gazebo is):

Dinosaur in the grounds at Tittenhurst Park:

Finally, to end at the start, the Lodge House which sat, and may even still sit, at the entrance to the grounds. Note the "amusing" signs. Unfortunately, no pictures exist of the Wibbly Wobbly Way:

Many thanks again go to Thomas for letting us see his photographs!

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