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  • England , London

    The gardens today are an open area of grass, with some mature trees and paths running across it, adjacent to the large church of St Alban.

  • England , Stamford

    Features of Ufford Hall include a walled kitchen garden, a ha-ha and an interesting perimeter walk through the southern shelter belt in the park.

  • England , London

    By the late-20th-century half the park was laid out as an asphalted playground, the remainder having grass, seats and several mature London plane trees. Having become neglected, in 2008 the park was restored through Heritage Lottery funding with improved play and sports facilities. It was renamed Ufford Street Gardens.

  • England , Newton Abbot

    Ugbrooke Park is a mid-18th-century landscape park and woodland comprising 5 hectares of gardens and pleasure grounds, and about 200 hectares of parkland and woodland. There is also 30 hectares of pleasure grounds, parkland and woodland associated with Lawell House. Features include specimen trees, a series of lakes, a waterfall and an orangery.

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  • England , Cheltenham

    The house and grounds at Ullenwood have been home to a special school for disabled people since 1967. Part of the 19th-century parkland has been converted into a golf course.

  • Northern Ireland , Castlerock, County Londonderry

    A summer residence enlarged from cottages of the 1840s with a conservatory. There is a noted wild garden up the steep cliffs behind the house, now overgrown.

  • Northern Ireland , Armagh

    A house of about 1870 in maintained grounds. There is a conservatory and a glasshouse. Other features include mature trees, a formal sunken garden with a pond and a former Japanese garden area with a pond.

  • England , Bradford

    Undercliffe is a mid-19th-century cemetery established by the Bradford Cemetery Company. The landscape was designed by William Gay and is one of the best examples of his work. The site contains many grand 19th-century monuments and is distinguished by a promenade affording views over the city.

  • England , Ledbury, Herefordshire

    Underdown is a house of the late 18th century with a park. There is a kitchen garden.

  • England , Smethcott

    Underhill Hall dates from the 17th century or earlier. Later, it was used as a hunting lodge. From the mid-18th century, there was a small park with fishponds.

  • Scotland , Craigie

    The present designed landscape at Underwood was laid out from the late-18th century. It consisted of narrow belts of trees focused on the house and on the stream flowing through the property.

  • England , London

    The cemetery is entered through imposing gates, with brick piers and a substantial lodge; within the cemetery is good planting of horse chestnuts, poplars, cedar. Many of the plots have railed enclosures with extravagant metalwork and fine marble and granite is plentiful. A well-maintained cemetery with plants and paths, it is compared to Pere Lachaise Cemetery in Paris by Hugh Meller. South of the chapels the planting is minimal to offset a sea of gravestones, while off Tower Road the gates are vandalised and barricaded.

  • England , Greater London

    The main buildings are ranged around the Front Quad, accessed via central entrance gates past the Front Lodge. The Front Quad is laid out as two lawns either side of a central path, in each an octagonal Observatory with domed lead roof and a number of mature trees.

  • England , Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

    This site commemorates those of the Newcastle Division of the University of Durham who gave their lives in both World Wars. The memorial features a round plaque set on the wall within the garden quadrangle, which is mainly laid to grass and shrubs.

  • England , Exeter

    The main campus of the University of Exeter is a registered botanic garden. The Streatham estate, acquired in 1922, is the nucleus of the University's spectacular site.

  • England , Lancaster

    The site has a Modernist campus design from 1967-68 by Bridgewater, Shepheard and Epstein. It is located on an estate, with the original house (Bailrigg House) used as a conference centre. The gardens were designed by Thomas Mawson. The Campus consists of a central square, Alexandra Square, with a central pedestrian spine running on a north south axis and numerous courtyards. The site is well maintained with some courtyards retaining the original design features/fabric. Others have been redesigned simply with new paving and planting. There is occasional evidence of Shepheard type planting; older style courtyards have one or two trees, or small clumps of birch as originally planted. This is likely to be original planting. Shepheard was responsible for large scale shelter belt planting. Epstein was responsible for most of the buildings. Derek Bridgewater does not seem to have been involved. The central spine had steps to south side of Alexandra Square; all but one set has been removed to allow for disabled access. The later landscape spatial form is not consistent with the Bridgewater, Shepheard and Epstein layout.

  • England , Oxfordshire

    University Parks is a suburban park featuring sports pitches, a notable collection of exotic trees and an associated pleasure walk along the River Cherwell.

  • England , Histon

    A 2.4 hectare site used by Unwin's Seeds Ltd. where seeds are to developed, tested and assessed.

  • England , Weston-super-Mare

    The gardens of Uphill Grange have a late-18th- to early-19th-century layout, and feature woodland walks, lawns, holm oaks, an archery ground and a walled kitchen garden.

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  • England , Weston-Super-Mare

    Uphill Manor is an early-19th-century garden and woodlands. The house is now a small hotel, open to guests but not to the public in the general sense.

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