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Brief description of site

Munstead Wood has the outline plan of gardens of around four hectares, which remain from an original layout of around six hectares. Although the site is not generally open to the public, there are occasional open days.

Brief history of site

Munstead Wood was Gertrude Jekyll's own garden, laid out from 1882 onwards. The grounds are now in divided ownership, but the main garden area is still attached to Jekyll's house.

Location information:

Address: Heath Lane, Busbridge, GU7 1UN

Locality: Godalming

Local Authorities:

Surrey; Waverley; Godalming

Historical County: Surrey

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 186 Grid Ref: SU982427
Latitude: 51.1751 Longitude: -0.596631

Directions:

The site is on the B2130, one mile south of Godalming.

Key information:

Form of site: garden

Purpose of site: ornamental garden

Context or principal building: house

Site Style : Arts and Crafts

Site first created: 1882 to 1932

Main period of development: Late 19th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 6

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