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Organisations associated with this site

Lancashire Gardens Trust

Historic England Role: Designating Authority

Sources of information

Historic England Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest

English Heritage Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest, (Swindon: English Heritage, 2008) [on CD-ROM]

The Art and Craft of Garden Making

Mawson, Thomas The Art and Craft of Garden Making (1912)

The Buildings of England: Lancashire : North

Hartwell, Clare and Pevsner, Nikolaus The Buildings of England: Lancashire : North (London: Yale University Press, 2009)

The Gardens of England in the Northern Counties

Holme, C. (ed), The Gardens of England in the Northern Counties (London: The Studio, 1911), plates 24-5