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  • England , Chiltern, Buckinghamshire

    Once a medieval hunting park, The Vache became a landscaped park during the 17th century. The gardens feature a ha-ha. In 1780, a memorial was built in memory of Captain Cook. The present building is the result of 18th-century modifications made to the manor house.

  • England , London

    Facilities at Vale Farm Sports Ground include sports pitches, cricket and tennis courts. The Sports Centre has squash, badminton, gym, swimming pools and an asto-turf pitch.

  • England , Bolton, Greater Manchester

    Vale Hall is set within grounds and park to the east of Crow Lane. It is bounded by Pearl Brook to the east and south with open fields on other boundaries. It is an irregular site, with the hall to the eastern boundary. Features include a possible orchard, sundial and well. Elements of the site survive. The works which were built on part of the original park and Vale Hall was destroyed by fire in the l930s, but the rest of this site appears to be substantially intact.

  • England , Westerham

    Valence features 18th-century gardens on a site which dates from medieval times. Evidence of an earlier formal layout can be seen. The gardens were partly designed by Lancelot 'Capability' Brown, and include many water features. The site is now a school.

    Valence, the school Valence, the school

  • England , London

    In 1926, the LCC laid out 24 acres of the old Valence lands as a public park, two-thirds for informal recreation with open space, grass and some trees. Various facilities were provided, a bandstand and formal planting, but the majority has now gone, including its open-air swimming pool, which closed in 1971. Facilities at the site include a children's play area, four football pitches and a fishing lake (old moat).

  • England , Ilford, Essex

    Valentines Park is a late-19th-century public park, extended and developed in the early-20th century. The park occupies about 50 hectares. In addition to the municipal facilities provided, a number of features from the 18th-century layout remain, including the rectilinear canal with rockwork grotto and a grotto shelter, dovecote, sundial, walled garden and ha-ha. In the south-west of the park is the main lake with ornamental woodland, fed by the canalised Cranbrook. The mansion, gardens and park were restored in 2009 with Heritage Lottery funding.

    Valentines Park, the long water canal Valentines Park, the long water canal

  • England , Whitegate

    Features of Vale Royal Abbey include a pool, a walled garden, sculpture and beech and lime avenues.

    Vale Royal, the house and garden Vale Royal, the house and garden

  • England , Birmingham

    The Vale at Edgbaston is a university campus laid out in the mid-20th century by the landscape architect, Mary Mitchell, on land that was once part of the Calthorpe estate. The sloping site has an elliptical lake and good views towards Edgbaston Hall and the main university campus.

  • England , Haslemere

    The site has a lawn walled garden. The hillside is covered by rhododendrons hybridised by James Mangles dating from 1860-1884. This was probably the main part of his collection.

  • England , Haslemere

    This was once the site of a small but elegant example of a 1920s garden in the style of Gertrude Jekyll. A Country Life Article (October 13, 1928, p. 523) gives a full description. The site is now a working farm with a new garden created to the north of the house.

  • England , Haslemere

    The site has a mainly wild garden with a lake and a semi-formal area to the west of the house. There are many large and aged specimens, some of which have been identified. A wide terrace runs along the west side of the house with a loggia.

  • England , Greater London

    In 2002 new housing was built on 3 sides, much improving the setting of the garden, which was also re-landscaped. It re-opened in 2003 with new paths, seats, railings and children's playground. Tree planting included a conifer to mark the opening of the housing and gardens.

  • Wales , Llangollen

    There is a mid- to late-18th-century summerhouse at Valle Crucis Abbey, located so that occupants could appreciate the view over the picturesque ruins of the 13th-century Abbey. A small rectangular pond, believed to be a monastic fishpond, is situated just north of the summerhouse in alignment with it.

  • Scotland , Dunfermline

    The early-19th-century designed landscape at Valleyfield was the only Scottish commission of Humphry Repton. The structure of the original landscape survives with a ha-ha and a walled garden sited above the burn that runs through the park. Restoration work is currently being carried out on the walled garden, rustic bridges, stone arch and paths.

    Valleyfield, stone arch Valleyfield, stone arch

  • England , North Yorkshire

    Valley Gardens, Harrogate are ornamental municipal gardens. The site originated as open land with natural sulphur and chalybeate springs. Features include a boating lake, the Sun Pavilion and Colonnades.

  • England , Middlesbrough

    The Valley Gardens cover about 10 hectares, and include a formal Italian Garden, a miniature railway, and woodland walks.

  • England , Greater London

    The museum is bounded by its original railings, with garden to the front and on either side, predominantly lawn with perimeter trees. 'The Eagle Slayer', a bronze statue of a boy by John Bell, was erected in the north-west corner of the grounds in 1927, since relocated inside the museum following substantial refurbishment works completed in 2006, which included remodelling the front landscaping of the grounds.

  • England , Godalming

    Vann has formal and woodland gardens of some 2 hectares, merging into a natural wood of 0.6 hectares.

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  • England , Godalming

    The water garden has several small ponds, a cascade, paths and bridges.

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  • Wales , Caerphilly

    The remains of a 16th-century walled and terraced garden survive at The Van, attached to an important house of the period, now partially restored.

    The Van, Caerphilly, Old Pigeon Loft The Van, Caerphilly, Old Pigeon Loft