British Colonial Tea Garden Bungalows of India

The Amgoorie Tea Estate Managers bungalow in Assam

British Colonial Tea Garden Bungalows of India

Here is a collection of old tea garden bungalows of Assam. I will add to this PINTREST BOARD (click HERE to see images) from time to time.

11 thoughts on “British Colonial Tea Garden Bungalows of India

  1. That’s a lovely picture, I really like the curved driveway with plant pots. The house I lived in in Pakistan was a bit like this, with archways and a verandah, although perhaps a bit more tumbledown. We had chowkidars sleeping on the verandah at nights, was that a common thing in the tea estates too?


  2. For thirty years I have studied the architecture of BRITISH INDIA and would enjoy seeing you have the bungalows put into print for myself and all to enjoy. My wife would also enjoy your novel


    1. Thirty years! I would imagine you would have great in depth knowledge about the subject. Sadly, many beautiful tea garden bungalow have fallen to ruin or been washed away by floods. I have heard several sad stories. One bungalow I know is lying unoccupied because of a GHOST!!


  3. hello by profession I am a touroperator, divide my time both in Italy and India. Have extensively toured in tea plantations,
    the bunglow I love is Thora tea estate near moran , sipping tea with the manager is great experience. I have a sea side bunglow taken over from an english old couple at Gopalpur on sea, I wish to build a small replica of a period bunglow in the vacant land, Compliment for your rsearch
    srikant mishra


    1. Hi Srikant, I was most interested to know you are a tour operator. I am very familiar with Gopalpur. My father’s tea company Jardines Henderson had a small white washed two storey bungalow there where we used to go for our holidays. It was called “Waverly” – it’s right on the beach. We also used to know someone who owned a canning factory there. Gopalpur brings back many memories. Best wishes, Shona.


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