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Brief description of site

The Barbara Hepworth Sculpture Garden is a small garden which features the work of Dame Barbara Hepworth.

Brief history of site

Barbara Hepworth created the garden between 1949 and 1975, when she died in a fire at the studio on site.

Location information:

Address: Barbara Hepworth Museum & Sculpture Garden, Barnoon, St Ives, Cornwall, TR26 1AD

Locality: St Ives

Local Authorities:


Historical County: Cornwall

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 203 Grid Ref: SW516 405
Latitude: 50.2122 Longitude: -5.48301


Close to St Ives harbour.

Visitor facilities

Opening contact details:
01 736 796226
Open all year, Tuesday to Sunday, 10.30 - 4.30. Check for variations.

Key information:

Form of site: garden

Purpose of site: sculpture garden

Context or principal building: house

Plant type/environment: exotic garden

Site first created: 1949 to 1975

Main period of development: Mid 20th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 0.1

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