Long Barn, Sevenoaks Weald, England
Record Id: 2143
This site is NOT open to public.
Brief description of site
Long Barn has a formal garden of one hectare begun in 1915 by Harold Nicolson and Vita Sackville-West and further developed by Edwin Lutyens in 1925. The garden lies adjacent to a paddock of two hectares.
Brief history of site
The house, parts of which date from the 14th century, was rescued from dereliction and was bought in 1915 by Harold Nicolson and his wife, the writer and gardener Vita Sackville-West. They laid out the present garden, with input from Lutyens in 1925.
Address: Long Barn, Long Barn Road, Weald, Sevenoaks, TN14 6NH
Locality: Sevenoaks Weald
Historical County: Kent
|OS Landranger Map Sheet Number:||188||Grid Ref:||TQ526506|
Form of site: formal garden
Purpose of site: ornamental garden
Site Style : formal
Site first created: 1915 to 1925
Main period of development: Early 20th century
Site Size (Hectares): 1