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  • England , Frome

    Babington House has 18th- and 19th-century gardens and pleasure grounds of around five hectares, set in 52 hectares of parkland. Features include lawns flanked by trees, Victorian shrubberies, conifers, a yew hedge, restored ice-house and a fernery. The site is now a hotel.

  • England , Babraham

    Features include formal gardens, garden walls, a rockery and hedges.

  • England , Babworth

    Babworth Hall is set in a landscape park which is now in divided private ownership. Its features include pleasure grounds, a lake and a terrace around the house. It is possible that the current 18th-century house was built over a deserted medieval village.

  • England , Chester

    The current Bache Hall, built in the early 18th century, is now used by Chester University. The grounds, as recorded in the associated images, used the natural features of a valley with Bache Brook draining an adjoining pool. The Hall, situated on a gentle rise, looked over pleasant gardens, well planted with trees, a waterfall and bridges over the brook. Some of the grounds were lost in the 1980s due to road widening and then a major new road (Countess Way) was built which required landfill and culverting of the stream. The wooden bank to the south of the brook remains as a rare example of natural wooded banked area in today's suburban Chester landscape. The area of the Bache with its adjoining former Pool and Mill has a long history going back to pre-historic times.

    Bache Hall brook bridge & grounds Bache Hall brook bridge & grounds

  • Wales , Rhewl

    Bachymbyd has the remains of a 17th-century walled garden with beeboles contemporary with the rebuilding of the house in 1666. There are further 20th-century developments in the garden.

  • England , Greater London

    The borough boundary between RB Kingston and LB Sutton cuts north-south across the park, which is a remnant of commonland, the boundaries of which have not changed for at least 150 years. Upper Green was located near the junction of Malden Road and Church Road. Nearby is a further remnant of commonland, Malden Green, which remains as a strip of grass by the main road with Lombardy poplars, but otherwise has disappeared.

  • England , Cambridge

    The Backs consists of the lawns and gardens to the rear of the colleges associated with Cambridge University. Features of The Backs include riverside walks and lawns.

    Backs, The, Cambridge, cadets in training Backs, The, Cambridge, cadets in training

  • England , Backwell

    Backwell House is an early-19th-century house and garden. Features include a ha-ha separating the garden from a small meadow, mature specimen trees and a rose garden of about 1900. The walled garden has been maintained for the last 40 years as a private garden. Although it is currently called the kitchen garden it is at present purely ornamental and hosts a variety of rose species. The house has recently been refurbished and will shortly (2016) be opening as a guesthouse.

  • England , Bacton, Herefordshire

    Bacton Manor has grounds which were annexed from part of a medieval deer park.

  • England , Bacup

    Features of Bacup Cemetery include several chapels and a planted avenue.

  • England , Solihull

    Baddesley Hall is a medieval moated manor house with a courtyard garden of about 0.2 hectares, and surrounding lawn, fields, orchard and woodland occupying 33 hectares in total. The earliest surviving details in the gardens are a series of fishponds dug in 1444. Other features include a Victorian lakeside walk, a nature trail, and a late-19th-century formal garden.

    Baddesley Clinton, Warwickshire Baddesley Clinton, Warwickshire

  • England , Bridgnorth

    Badger Dingle is a wilderness created in a valley landscape. William Emes landscaped the site to bring out its 'picturesque' qualities. Emes created several pools and cascades along the course of a stream and built garden features at suitable points. Badger Hall has been demolished but the site has remained as a local tourist attraction.

  • England , Cheltenham

    Badgeworth Court is a country house with modern additions in conjunction with its use as a school and care home. These extensions exceed the size of the original house. The walled garden has been partially built on, with one wall remaining. There are lawned formal gardens with yew arcades surrounded by mature trees. Other features include a terrace, gazebo and a modern glasshouse.

  • England , Chippenham

    Features of Badlingham Manor include a moat, a garden wall and ponds.

  • England , Chipping Sodbury

    Badminton has a landscape park and pleasure grounds whose layout had its origin in the late-17th and early-18th centuries. Traces of this layout remain in spite of significant later modifications. There are also flower gardens and pleasure grounds dating from the 19th century. The site features a walled kitchen garden and numerous garden buildings, many of them listed.

    Badminton Park, the gatehouse Badminton Park, the gatehouse

  • England , Badsworth, Pontefract, West Yorkshire

    Badsworth Hall is a now demolished country house. The site has a park and gardens.

  • England , South Croxton

    Baggrave Hall has an 18th-century park with a late 19th-century waterside garden.

  • England , Woking

    Bagshot Park has mid-Victorian gardens and pleasure grounds, set within parkland.

  • England , Nottingham

    This is a group of mid-19th-century detached town gardens. There are thirty-six gardens of approximately a quarter of an acre, laid out in three rows from north to south. Each garden is typically enclosed by a hedge consisting predominantly of hawthorn with some native privet and other native species, such as holly. Most of the gardens remain in cultivation, and a range of fruit trees, some mature, including plum, apple and pear, are planted throughout the site.

  • England , Wythenshawe

    This small site includes a hall and grounds lying to the east of Hall Lane. The site is surrounded by open fields and Black Carr Wood lies further east across the fields. The hall survives with a small formal garden area and the grounds have been absorbed into school playing fields.