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  • Isle of Man , Isle of Man

    Ballachurry has beech plantations flanking the drive and ornamental woodland around the house which was originally planted in the 1770s. There is a mount east of the house and an ornamental pool with an island made from a clay pit.

  • Isle of Man , Isle of Man

    Ballakillingan has parklike planting of the late 19th century. There are many fine but mature or overmature specimens. There is also a kitchen garden with north and west walls.

  • Isle of Man , Isle of Man

    The walled kitchen garden is considerably overgrown, having not been maintained for some time.

    Part/component of: Ballakillingan

  • Isle of Man , Lonan

    Ballalheanagh is a nurseryman's demonstration garden, set in a glen with winding paths and a rich collection of more than 10,000 plants.

  • Isle of Man , Lezayre

    Ballamanaugh has a garden with terracing and other architectural features in the Arts and Crafts style. There is also a wild woodland garden extending along the streamside, and many rare plants throughout.

  • Isle of Man , Lezayre

    The azalea garden contains many species, although few of them are named.

    Part/component of: Ballamanaugh, Sulby

  • Isle of Man , Lezayre

    The camellia walk contains a range of older varieties.

    Part/component of: Ballamanaugh, Sulby

  • Isle of Man , Lezayre

    The cottage area at Ballamanaugh was acquired after the main garden was established, and contains relatively new planting.

    Part/component of: Ballamanaugh, Sulby

  • Isle of Man , Lezayre

    The eastern area features a walk leading into the woodland.

    Part/component of: Ballamanaugh, Sulby

  • Isle of Man , Lezayre

    There are three terraces with formal planting around the house.

    Part/component of: Ballamanaugh, Sulby

  • Isle of Man , Lezayre

    The kitchen garden is used mainly for food production, but also has some ornamental planting.

    Part/component of: Ballamanaugh, Sulby

  • Isle of Man , Lezayre

    The pool garden links the house terraces and kitchen garden.

    Part/component of: Ballamanaugh, Sulby

  • Isle of Man , Lezayre

    This is a woodland garden alongside a stream.

    Part/component of: Ballamanaugh, Sulby

  • Isle of Man , Lezayre

    Planting at the pool includes the double marsh marigold, iris, blue poppies, red hot pokers and tree peonies.

    Part/component of: Ballamanaugh, Sulby

  • Isle of Man , Isle of Man

    Ballamilligan is a late 19th century formal garden in front of a contemporary house, now rebuilt. Features include a fountain with quatrefoil column and superimposed basins, and a drive lined with shrubs.

  • Isle of Man , Jurby

    The site is on a flattish coastal plain. There is a wooded drive with lodges and a peripheral belt enclosing a small park.

  • Isle of Man , Isle of Man

    When the site was laid out, there was extensive planting, which extended across the road up a glen. Roadside walls were built in 1753. Other features included an enclosed orchard with frames and a mount (perhaps burial mound) with a banqueting house. There were also stone eagles and pineapples for gatepiers (brought from Bath in 1758) and a sundial in Poyllvaaish 'marble' (1774). It is unclear how many of these features remain intact.

  • Isle of Man , Marown

    Ballaquinnea Mooar was a nursery of five acres developed by Thomas Clucas, originally a druggist, from 1815. Documentation from the coroner a few years later gives list of customers and an excellent impression of a nursery at this date. The exact location of the nursery is unknown.

  • Isle of Man , Santon

    Ballavale is an early 19th-century villa with a terrace and steps down to a seven-acre garden featuring ornamental trees and shrubs.

  • Isle of Man , Ballaugh

    Bishopscourt has been an episcopal residence from around 1230. There have been several phases of planting. There were knot gardens and other formal gardens by the 1640s. From about 1700 there was extensive planting around the gardens and through the Bishopscourt Glen. The 'Cave of the Winds' and 'Mount Aeolus' in the glen date from the 1760s. Further planting, an American garden, rockeries and a pool in the glen date from the 1820s. The walled kitchen garden was sold for building land in the late 20th century.