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  • Wales , Conwy

    The riverside and woodland gardens owe much to the wild gardening style championed by William Robinson and feature interesting trees and woodland perennials and bulbs.

  • England , Bishop's Castle, Shropshire

    South of Oakeley House there was a shrubbery and moderately sized park.

  • England , Sheffield

    Oakes Park has gardens, pleasure grounds and a landscape park. The gardens and pleasure grounds have their origins in the early- to mid-18th century. The park dates from the early-19th century, with further work in the later 19th century. The site was reputedly laid out by John Nash, and Sir Francis Chantrey.

  • Northern Ireland , Carrickfergus

    A house of 1805 set in a wooded glen overlooking Belfast Lough. There are fully operational ornamental gardens and a cultivated walled garden with glasshouses. All but a few trees have gone within the last twenty years.

  • England , Bristol

    Oakfield Road has a mid-19th-century private, communal garden with an unusual curved plan, which is the setting for a terrace of thirteen houses. It is separated from South Parade by a curved carriage drive. It is situated within the Clifton conservation area.

  • England , Greater London

    Harwood Hall, now Oakfields Montessori School, is on the outskirts of Corbets Tey village. The substantial grounds had gardens by the house, with a lake and ice house in woodland near West Lodge. It remained in private ownership until converted as a school.

  • England , Chester

    Oakfield (or Oakfields on OS) was a gentleman's Country Estate - originally built in the 1850s and enlarged / enhanced in the late 1800s. When sold by auction in 1913 (see images)it featured - woodlands with formal flower beds and shrubbery accessed by winding paths, an orchard, conservatory, greenhouse and vinery. Also a kitchen garden, cucumber and melon houses. Earlier records note fountains and fishponds.The site is now part of the much larger Chester Zoo which features extensive gardens as well as its animal enclosures. Many original buildings still stand.

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  • England , Stourport

    Oakhampton is a 19th-century house with a small park.

  • Northern Ireland , Belfast

    Oak Hill features a house of 1847 with a conservatory, set in grounds among mature trees.

  • England , Cranbrook

    Oak Hill Manor has ornamental gardens and grounds laid out around a neo-Georgian mansion designed by Charles Geddes Clarkson Hyslop (1899-1988) in 1938 and set within extensive 18th-century parkland and woods.

  • England , Accrington

    Oak Hill Park is well-known for its rockeries. There is also a War Memorial located in the park.

  • England , London

    Features of the park include a café, bowling green, pavilion, multi-sports courts, tennis courts, football pitches, golf course and playgrounds.

  • England , Newbury

    The Mansion overlooks the park, which forms a setting to this mid 19th century house. The house is approached from the road along a mature tree and shrub lined drive into a large courtyard.

  • England , Bristol

    Oaklands is a naturalistic garden and plant collection, created in 1895 by Hiatt Cowles Baker.

  • England , Leominster, Herefordshire

    Oaklands is an estate created in the 1870s on farmland. It comprises a drive with lodge to a house looking west over a landscape park. There is a kitchen garden to the south.

  • England , Gloucester

    The estate at Oaklands Park is home to a Camphill Community. It comprises a 55 hectare farm, a productive walled vegetable garden, orchards and woodlands all worked by community members. There are terraced gardens around the house dating from the 18th century.

  • England , London

    The small cemetery has brick walls and railings either side of the entrance gate onto Oak Lane. The cemetery is generally separated from the housing by brick walls; it has a simple layout consisting of a central path that has been restored with one side path, and the tombs are set among grass. In places overgrown, there are numerous trees, including conifers, with some new trees planted near the entrance as part of the restoration work.

  • England , Lindfield West Sussex

    The house was built between 1902 and 1907 for Kate Leslie. Leslie was a close friend of Gertrude Jekyll, who was commissioned to design the garden. Features included a kitchen garden, large lawn, holly plantings and a narrow bowling green. The house was adapted into flats in 1973. It is run by Mid-Sussex District Council and used for retirement housing.

  • England , Trafford, Greater Manchester

    Oakleigh was a house with grounds developed on a roughly rectangular plot to the north of The Avenue. It was a compact site, with the house in a central position. Features included a lawn and a productive garden. This is one of number of similar sites in this area and could illustrate the first phases of development and expansion. The site is now lost. The house may survive but the gardens and grounds have been developed.

  • Northern Ireland , Killough, Downpatrick, County Down

    A demesne with a house of about 1789 and an earlier house, both demolished. There is sparse parkland and shelter belt tree cover being added to. Features include a late 18th-century dovecote or bell tower, a walled garden and two gate lodges, one with fine piers.