Welcome To High House

High House is the name for a collection of buildings in the heart of Purfleet that have stood for over 450 years.

From this website, you can learn the history and get involved in the future of this local history artifact.

About High House

Discover the history of High House, learn how it has been renovated over the years, find out about today’s High House, and see how you can help us.

The Buildings of High House

Thanks to the efforts of the High House Community Group, lots of information is known about the buildings that make up the High House estate.

Read the history of 7 of the main areas featured at High House by clicking the button below.


The High House Blog

Heritage Open Day Event – 17/9/22

Join us on Sunday 17th September for our Heritage Open Day event.

This year’s theme is Astounding Inventions where you’ll learn about the tools needed to sustain self sufficiency through the ages.

Criminally Good Day Event – 11/06/22

Join us at High House for a range of events related to the Essex Book Festival, featuring local authors and talks relating to High House history.

Pumpkin Carving Day – 31/10/21

Find out about our pumpkin carving day event this Halloween at High House…

Heritage Open Day Event – 12/09/21

Check out some of the photos taken at our recent heritage open day at High House this September…

High House and The Woodville Family

The Woodvilles have historically been depicted as greedy and grasping, probably through jealousy on the part of those they bypassed during their rise through the ranks at the time of the Wars Of The Roses.They came from obscurity to prominence because of two secret...

Our New Website

Our new website is live and you're on it! We recently completed this, our new website with a local web design company called Riverview Enterprise Solutions. We are also now able to fill you in with the latest goings on with High House, straight to your inbox. Just...

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