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  • England , Greenfield

    A hall standing in grounds of about 4 hectares with a small, wooded parkland.

  • England , Greater London

    Dacres Wood Nature Reserve is next to the railway line on the site of the former garden of a Victorian house called Irongates. When the former Croydon Canal was discovered in 1990, a pond was formed by digging out the canal bed, with a new pond was created in the north.

    Part/component of: Lee, The

  • England , Aylesbury

    Dadbrook House is an 18th-century manor house with modern formal gardens. These incorporate a 16th-century style knot garden, ha-ha flanked by mixed borders, topiary, small lake, walled kitchen garden and specimen trees.

  • England , Havering

    Now reduced in size from the original, it is a public park with a variety of habitats. Dagnam house was demolished in 1948 as was Cockerels house to the south, known as Dagnam Park Farm in the 19th century and standing outside a moated site, part of the moat surviving today. The public park preserves its 18th-century boundaries, together with some of the landscaped features, specimen trees and ponds; a curving track that crosses the park follows the line of the 18th-century drive. Hatters Wood, Havering's largest woodland, is now within the public park.

  • Northern Ireland , Augher

    Daisyhill House was built before 1834 in parkland with a few trees. A walled garden and two gate lodges remain.

  • Northern Ireland , Newry

    This is the site of the late-19th-century Daisy Hill Nursery.

  • Northern Ireland , Holywood

    This is the grounds of a 19th-century house, now demolished. Fine trees and a walled garden remain, with the site serving as part of the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum.

  • Scotland , Inverness

    The designed landscape at Dalcross Castle dates from the mid-18th century. It consists of lawns, shrubberies and formal and kitchen gardens. The kitchen garden is sub-divided by box hedges and is well-maintained.

  • Scotland , Catrine

    Daldorch is situated within a bend of the River Ayr on the outskirts of Catrine. It is currently a school, with associated accommodation and recreational development in the grounds.

  • Wales , Haverfordwest

    Dale Castle is a grade II listed Tudor building with crenellated walls. It was re-bulit and re-modelled in 1910. The surrounding gardens date from the same period.

  • England , Penrith, Cumbria

    Dalemain has an 18th-century landscape garden and deer park within a site of about 100 hectares. Other features include a pre-18th century kitchen garden, a 17th-century orchard, and ornamental areas developed during the 19th and 20th centuries.

  • England , Dalemain, Penrith, Cumbria

    Dalemain, Children's Garden was created by Mrs Hasell-McCosh for her children. All the plants have animal names in common with the common names of the plants. These include Bear's Breeches(acanthus), Snapdragon(antirrhinum) and Foxglove(digitalis). During the 21st century wooden animal statues have also been added to the garden.

    Part/component of: Dalemain

  • England , London

    Dale Park is a recreation ground with a ‘rough’ area along its eastern boundary with the River Wandle. There are many mature trees in this area and it was once part of The Culvers Estate.

  • England , Arundel

    Dale Park was purchased in 1780 from a number of copyholds by Sir George Thomas who enclosed the park and planted 400 acres of woodland. The house was built between 1784 and 1788 to plans by Joseph Bonomi ARA and was deemed to be one of the most comfortable in the county. It is located in a fold of the Sussex Downs and together with the undulating parkland was situated and planted to achieve views to Chichester and the sea.

    Dale Park, Tithe Map 1840 Dale Park, Tithe Map 1840

  • England , Bury, Greater Manchester

    The Dales had a house with grounds and a park bounded by Dale Lane to the east and Ringley Road to the south. There were open areas to other boundaries. The site is irregular, with the house and grounds to the eastern boundary together with a possible productive garden. There is a wooded shelter belt with a lake to the north-west of the site. By 1894, the main entrance turned from Dale Lane to Ringley Road and the drive was extended through the wooded area. A lodge was built at the new entrance. The Prestwich Branch of the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway clips the northern edge of the site. Parts of the site survive. The house and lodge have been demolished, but part of the park is now open land surrounded by a housing development.

  • Scotland , Kilmarnock

    Situated just north of the River Ayr, the earliest planting at Dalgain dates from the late-17th century. By the mid-19th century there was considerable further planting of mixed coniferous and deciduous woodland.

  • Scotland , Cupar

    The policies at Dalgairn House comprise a fragment of late-18th- and early-19th-century grazed parkland, a wild woodland garden dating from the 19th century and a walled garden built in the late-18th century. The walled garden was managed for nature conservation for a period in the mid-20th century. It is now in separate ownership and has a new house built in it. This site was previously registered on the Historic Scotland Gardens and Designed Landscapes Inventory, but has since been removed from the Inventory.

  • Scotland , Bonnyrigg

    Dalhousie Castle is situated on a meander of the South River Esk. Very little remains of the 19th-century picturesque landscape although some woodland walks can just be traced along the river. A few late-18th-century plantings that were once part of an avenue survive in Anna Park. Castle Park is farmed for arable crops. Dalhousie Castle has been run as a hotel since 1972.

  • Scotland , Pinwherry

    Daljarroch is now a hotel with a caravan and camping park.

  • Scotland , Dalkeith

    Dalkeith House is situated between the Rivers North and South Esk which flow through the policies. The estate was renowned for its woodland of many ages and still contains ancient oak trees and 19th-century ornamental woodland with walks through it. A mid-19th-century conservatory, designed by William Sawrey Gilpin, survives although the formal parterre around it has disappeared.