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Brief description of site

Wayford Manor has terraced gardens and an informal woodland garden of around 1.25 hectares. Features include a pergola, a small walled garden, a kitchen garden and a notable tree collection. Although not generally open to the public, there are irregular open days during the spring and summer months.

Brief history of site

The gardens were laid out between 1900 and 1910 by Harold Peto and Humphrey Baker, partly on the site of an Elizabethan garden.

Location information:

Address: Crewkerne, TA18 8QG

Locality: Yeovil

Local Authorities:

Somerset; South Somerset; Wayford

Historical County: Somerset

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 193 Grid Ref: ST405065
Latitude: 50.8549 Longitude: -2.84666


The site is north of the B3165 in Wayford.

Key information:

Form of site: terraced garden

Purpose of site: ornamental garden

Context or principal building: manor house

Site first created: 1900 to 1910

Main period of development: Early 20th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 1.25

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