This History of Ashridge was written in 1949 by Capt. Henry Gordon,

who received the OBE for his work at Ashridge during the war years

when Ashridge was used as a hospital.

Captain Gordon was a highly-educated man with a huge personal library.

The son of Gordon of Manar, a large estate in Scotland, he was seriously

injured at Mons in the Great War, losing an arm.




Foreword (by Lieut. Col. Alfred Burne)

This is Ashridge - Introduction

The Monastery

The Royal Residence

The Manor House and The Mansion

The College

The Hospital

The College after the War





Education - Young people - Shops and Businesses - Sport - Societies and Groups - Eating Out - What's On - Where to stay - Property - Places of Interest - Environment - Health and Care - Support and Help - Chemists - Emergency - Messages - Local Info - Local History - Local Government - Church - Gallery - Photos Wanted - The Arts - Travel Links - Tuition - Contact Us