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  • England , Royal Tunbridge Wells

    Mabledon Park has parkland and gardens of 43 hectares surrounding an early-19th-century villa, with which both Decimus Burton and Joseph Parkinson were involved.

  • England , London

    The park remains a large open playing field surrounded by notable London planes on the north and east sides. In 2008 a huge granite stone was placed in the centre of the park, part of 'Boulder' a sculpture project by artist John Frankland in two Hackney parks. In both parks the boulders are intended to be used for climbing.

  • England , Basingstoke

    The essential architectural garden features which Macartney had created have been preserved and the house and garden are a good example of this architect’s Arts and Crafts style. Macartney has been able to combine in a small site his love of nature and plants with his respect for early-18th-century gardens with their formality and use of hedging. When this cottage was built in 1895 Silchester itself was a quiet backwater but today it is encroached-upon by neighbouring properties and busy roads, however it is positioned close to areas of significant natural interest which enhance the rustic nature which its architect designed.

  • England , Macclesfield, Cheshire

    Macclesfield cemetery was opened to the pubic in 1866. It lies to the north of Macclesfield West Park. The site contains three chapels, terrace walks overlooking a stream and examples of monumental stone masonry.

  • England , Macclesfield, Cheshire

    Macclesfield South Park is an urban park which was opened in 1922. It was originally part of a large country house estate called Ryles Park Estate. Some of the large trees remain in the park but it has been extensively modified for use as a recreational park.

  • Northern Ireland , Newtownabbey, County Antrim

    A lough shore house of the late 18th century, now gone. There are some mature trees and a shore side folly. The site is a public amenity.

  • Wales , Newport

    Machen House has a mid-19th-century garden with a well-preserved mock-Gothic structure which includes castellated boundary walls and mock turrets. Remnants of the informal garden include two naturalistic ponds.

  • England , Madeley, Shropshire

    Madeley Court, which was once a grange of Wenlock priory, had a deer park in the 13th century. The park survived until at least the early 17th century. The current house is of the mid-16th century, which by the 17th century featured a garden to the west of the building, when it was enclosed with brick walls. Little is known of the garden, but an elaborate sundial survives from that period.

  • England , Madeley, Shropshire

    Madeley Hall sat within 180 acres of farmland, and had formal gardens to the east of the house.

  • England , Newcastle-under-Lyme

    A survey undertaken around 1995 found a derelict orangery, a small pond, gardens, and a good tree clump beyond. There is a small park with good trees including aged oaks, but there has also been much recent overplanting. The views are to the nearby motorway. The house is now a nursing home.

  • England , Cambridge

    Madingley Hall has a park and pleasure ground belonging to a hall built in 1543. The grounds were landscaped by Lancelot Brown in 1756, with a croquet lawn and topiary garden added in the early-20th century. Originally occupying about 100 hectares, the site is now in multiple ownership with about 3.2 hectares remaining to the hall.

    Madingley Hall, the walled garden Madingley Hall, the walled garden

  • England , Cambridge

    The courtyard has a central lawn and is enclosed on nearly all sides by college buildings. This has allowed a wide range of shrubs and perennials to take advantage of the winter protection of the warm walls. The courtyard is dominated by climbing plants and shrubs with narrow borders containing plants tolerant of restricted root space. Of particular note is the pair of Bourbon Roses, Rosa 'Louise Odlier', either side of the steps into the walled garden.

    Part/component of: Madingley Hall

  • England , Cambridge

    The north garden is part garden part meadow, the later part being managed as such since at least 1870. Mature trees dominate the meadow with swathes of naturally occurring wildflowers and a planted woodland and Yew border. The more formally arranged garden to the south of the meadow contains a croquet lawn, pond and Yew topiary garden. The Topiary Garden was created in the 1920s, and has an astrolabe at its centre. It is thought that the other Yews in the garden are the only surviving trees from Lancelot Brown's work.

    Part/component of: Madingley Hall

  • England , Cambridge

    Although the Hazel walk in the walled garden dates form 1849 much of the garden was redeveloped in the later part of the 20th century although the re-design made use of historical planting and layout. The garden features a sunken garden area , a wide range of borders from Alpine to Summer in style, low lavender hedges and a medicinal plant area.

    Part/component of: Madingley Hall

  • England , Cambridge

    Features of Elterholm include specimen trees and a lawn.

  • England , Cambridge

    A private garden designed by J. J. Stevenson in 1886 for professor Alfred Marshall. The garden featured a revolving summer house operated by a cogged mechanism to allow it to be easily rotated. The garden featured a large lawn, island shrub beds and mature tress.

  • England , Cambridge

    Features of Madingley Road Pleasure Gardens include a summerhouse, an ornamental glasshouse and walks.

  • England , Great Malvern

    Madresfield Court is a house of 15th- and 16th-century origin, extensively remodelled in the 18th century and again in the second half of the 19th century, when it reached its present form. The house is surrounded by a moat and looks out over a large park. There is a Pulhamite rock garden and a walled kitchen garden.

  • England , Newcastle-under-Lyme

    Maer Hall is a country house set in a 19th-century park incorporating early 18th-century pleasure grounds. The site is associated with the Wedgewood family and their cousin, Charles Darwin.

  • Wales , Trewern

    Maesfron is a compact and largely intact early-19th-century gentleman's residence with a contemporary garden layout and early-20th-century planting. There is an unusual gazebo and grotto in the garden.