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  • England , London

    The churchyard has a large area of grass with a number of trees including oak to the south and west of the church on the boundaries with Edge Hill and Darlaston Road. Paths lead to the church from two entrance archways flanked by flint and stone piers. Sacred Heart Parish Hall was built in 1962.

  • England , London

    Part of the ancient Grim's Dyke runs along the northern boundary of Saddlers Mead, an ancient monument dating from the Iron Age. Its purpose is unclear, but it may have marked a boundary or acted as a defence mechanism. The recreation ground is otherwise a somewhat featureless square of green surrounded by housing, with perimeter planting of trees and shrubs.

  • England , Brighton

    Saddlescombe Farm is situated on the scarp slope of the South Downs in a coombe valley facing north. The land behind the farm rises steeply, giving access to the chalk downland. The National Trust purchased the estate in 1995 to form part of their Devil's Dyke Estate. The National Trust considers that Saddlescombe reflects the layout of a farm typical of the mid-19th century (around 1850) which had grown organically from an origin in the early-17th century.

  • England , Milton Keynes

    Saffron Gardens is a public park with a managed area of grassland.

  • England , Leicester

    Saffron Hill is an early-20th-century cemetery laid out to designs by Thomas Mawson and Edward Prentice Mawson, with buildings designed by E P Mawson. Features include a number of avenues, a pair of simple Georgian-style gate lodges and several specimen trees.

  • Northern Ireland , Saintfield, County Down

    A largely walled demesne for a house of about 1750. There are mature woodland and parkland trees with some exotics in the Pleasure Ground, and a ha-ha.

  • England , Milton Keynes

    Salden House is a farmhouse containing the east wing of a late-16th-century mansion.

  • England , Sale

    Sale and Brooklands cemetery is a mid-19th-century cemetery that was later extended twice, although only the original cemetery is registered by English Heritage. It has an informal layout of winding intersecting paths and surviving chapels, which are no longer in use. Other features include a Gothic Revival-style lodge and an underpass.

    Sale and Brooklands Cemetery in the 21st century Sale and Brooklands Cemetery in the 21st century

  • England , Trafford, Greater Manchester

    This site had a hall and grounds with a small park bounded by a lane to the west, Rifle Butt Road to the north and open fields to all other sides. There was an entrance lodge at the lane, with a tree-lined drive through the small park. There was a possible productive garden to the east of the site. The motorway now runs through the site but a dovecote survives.

  • England , Braintree

    Saling Grove is a mid-18th-century house with gardens designed by Humphry Repton in 1791. The gardens were extended in the 19th century with the addition of a walled kitchen garden. The site occupies about 15 hectares.

  • England , Braintree

    Saling Hall has a 17th-century garden of about 5 hectares which was extensively redeveloped in the late-20th century. The site now includes a kitchen garden, walled garden, water garden and a Japanese garden.

  • England , Salisbury

    This is a crematorium landscape completed in 1960 to a design of 1956-8 by the landscape architect Brenda Colvin. The landscaped park, also referred to as Gardens of Remembrance, consists of a series of grass covered glades which extend from the north-east elevation of the crematorium like 'fingers', defined and enclosed by large clusters of fine and maturing specimen trees and shrubs, creating secluded, quiet areas, under which ashes can be scattered. The central glade, which is aligned with the rear gable end of the chapel and tower, is enclosed by an avenue of beech trees screened by yews and magnolias.

  • England , Greater London

    Salisbury House is an early C17th timbered manor house, now used as an Arts Centre. The small garden in which it stands and the adjacent Bury Lodge Gardens are all that remain of its former grounds and the countryside that surrounded it, now largely built over by suburban housing.

  • England , Fakenham

    Salle Park has mid-18th-century parkland, a 20th-century formal topiary garden beside the house and an axial avenue of clipped yews which is 150 metres long. The gardens also contain an ice house, walled kitchen garden, orangery, dovecote and ha-ha.

  • England , Southborough

    Salomons has formal terraced gardens set within informal lawns. Lakes and woodland walks were laid out from the mid-19th century to the south and west of an early-19th-century house (with later additions).

  • England , Salperton

    Late 18th-century parkland survives at Salperton Park along with gardens and pleasure grounds dating back to the 19th and early 20th centuries.

  • England , Bromyard, Herefordshire

    Saltmarshe Castle was built in 1846 in an asymmetrical castellated style. W.A. Nesfield laid out a terraced garden next to the house, overlooking an extensive park to the south. The house was demolished in the 1950s.

  • England , Goole

    Saltmarshe Hall is a good example of a park with perimeter plantations gradually laid out from the early-19th century onwards to provide a setting for a new house, Saltmarshe Hall, built 1825-8 on a site overlooking the River Ouse.

  • Scotland , Pencaitland

    Early-19th-century Saltoun Hall sits on the bank of the Birns Water. The informal 19th-century designed landscape comprises the layout of woodland walks along the river and clumps of trees in the parkland, which is now farmed. Traces of an 18th-century formal parterre garden remain near the house, but the garden had been removed by the mid-19th century and is now largely grassed over.

  • England , Plymouth

    Saltram House has an 18th-century landscape and gardens of 15 hectares, set within a larger park, woodland and agricultural estate.

    Saltram, Devon. Lawn and house. Saltram, Devon. Lawn and house.