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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. Please see:http://gardens-guide.net/gardenpages/_0322.htm

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

Directions:

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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