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Mavis Batey: from codebreaker to campaigner for historic parks and gardens

Article Index

  1. Mavis Batey: from codebreaker to campaigner for historic parks and gardens
  2. The beginnings of activism
  3. A national register begins
  4. Conservation practice moves forward
  5. Back to Bletchley Park
  6. Sources and further reading
  7. All Pages



Batey, Mavis. Personal interview 24 January, 2008.

Further reading

Batey, Mavis, David Lambert and Kim Wilkie, Indignation! The campaign for conservation (London: Kit-Cat Books, 2000).

Batey, Mavis, Alexander Pope: the poet and the landscape (London: Barn Elms, 1999).

Batey, Mavis, Jane Austen and the English Landscape (London: Barn Elms, 1996).

Batey, Mavis, Regency Gardens (Princes Risborough: Shire Publications Ltd., 1995).

Batey, Mavis, and Jan Woudstra, The story of the Privy Garden at Hampton Court (London: Barn Elms, 1995).

Batey, Mavis, and others, Arcadian Thames: the river landscape from Hampton to Kew (London: Barn Elms, 1994).

Batey, Mavis, The adventures of Alice: the story behind the stories Lewis Carroll told (London: Macmillan Children's, 1991).

Batey, Mavis, ‘The Progress of Garden Conservation', Garden History Society Newsletter, 31 (Spring 1991), 22-26.

Batey, Mavis, and David Lambert, The English garden tour: a view into the past (London: Murray, 1990).

Batey, Mavis, The historic gardens of Oxford and Cambridge (London: Macmillan London, 1989).

Batey, Mavis, Oxford gardens: the university's influence on garden history (Amersham: Avebury, 1982).

Batey, Mavis, ‘Nuneham Courtnay: an Oxfordshire 18th-century deserted village', Oxoniensia, Vol. XXXIII (1968),108-124.