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Sites created between 1668 and 1699

  • England , Alresford

    Abbotstone house was built around 1680, by Charles Paulet. The gardens were known as the Great Garden. The house was destroyed after 1759, and the gardens deteriorated. All that now remains is the vestiges of the 18th-century parkland, garden earthworks and walled garden.

  • Wales , Brecon

    The essential layout of the late-17th-century gardens at Abercynrig survives. There are formal walled garden enclosures typical of the period, formal and informal ponds, and water channels. The current planting dates largely from the early-20th century.

  • England , London

    Alderney Road Cemetery is the oldest Ashkenazi Jewish cemetery in the UK, which opened in 1697. Most tombstones are inscribed in Hebrew, some now decayed; the older section in the north has a central path beside which are many fine chest tombs of the wealthy and well-known people buried here. A granite plaque inside is inscribed with the words: 'Within this cemetery lie the mortal remains of the founders, lay readers and rabbis of the Ashkenazim community of this country'.

  • Scotland , Haddington

    The remains of the mid-18th-century Amisfield Park lie immediately east of the town of Haddington. The house was demolished in 1924 and the parkland is now occupied by Haddington Golf Club. The walled garden is currently undergoing restoration.

    Amisfield Mains Farm Amisfield Mains Farm

  • England , Annesley, Nottinghamshire

    Annesley Hall has a landscape park of 250 hectares. There is also a formal garden near the house, a flagged stone terrace and a shrubbery.

  • Scotland , Laurencekirk

    The multi-use estate at Arbuthnott includes parkland, woodland and a garden with a distinctive structure on a sloping site. There are four formal terraces criss-crossed by diagonal grass paths, laid out in the 17th century. Some contemporary topiary remains but the planting dates mostly from the early-19th century. The so-called Dark Avenue in the parkland has been replanted but dates originally from the 17th century.

  • Scotland , Gorebridge

    The designed landscape at Arniston House retains features from an early-18th-century formal design, including some drives, fragments of avenues and some specimen trees in the formal wilderness area. There is 19th- and early-20th-century parkland, a 19th-century formal garden on the site of the original wilderness, and a wild garden laid out in the 18th century but further developed in later centuries with tree and shrub planting. The walled garden dates to the mid-18th century.

  • Northern Ireland , Londonderry

    A demesne with a house dating from 1686. Features of the site include trees and glenside walks to the River Faughan.

  • England , Leamington Spa

    The grounds of this country house include formal gardens, a lawn with heather beds and fruit trees, a small area of woodland, a rose garden, flower beds, gravelled walks, herbaceous borders and an orchard.

  • England , Ashtead

    Ashtead Park, originally laid out in the late 17th century, is now in divided ownership. The southern half contains the formal gardens and pleasure grounds around the house, which has been a school since the early 20th century. The northern half is a local nature reserve with oak woodland, open parkland areas and lakes.

  • England , Greater London

    Features of Aske Gardens include a tennis court and mature trees.

  • England , Penrith

    Askham Hall has formal and woodland gardens covering three hectares. The formal outlines of the gardens, the terraces and the topiary probably date from the late-17th century. There are also herbaceous borders dating from the 19th century.

  • England , Bishop Auckland, County Durham

    Auckland Castle Kitchen Garden is rectangular in plan with stone walls which have brick inner faces. The garden is divided into three unequal compartments which are divided by brick walls. Other features include the remains of brick footings from the original glasshouses. The garden is currently run as a commercial market garden.

    Part/component of: Auckland Castle Park

  • Northern Ireland , Downpatrick

    The house dates from 1687, with an associated landscape park. Features include shelter trees, a pigeon house, a walled garden and some recent planting at the house.

  • England , Cirencester

    Seventeenth-century Barnsley House has associated gardens created in the mid-20th century by the plantswoman Mrs Rosemary Verey and her husband David. The design incorporates elements dating back to the 18th and 19th centuries. The property is currently (2008) a hotel and features a contemporary spa garden designed by Stephen Woodhams. Although the site is not generally open to the public, there are occasional open days for tours of the formal gardens. Tour groups can also be arranged.

  • England , High Wycombe

    Bassetbury Manor is a late 17th-century manor house with landscaped gardens on the bank of the River Wye.

  • England , Slough, Buckinghamshire

    Baylis House is a 17th-century Dutch style building.

  • Northern Ireland , Belfast

    There is a deer park associated with Belfast Castle on the slopes of Cave Hill. The house dates from about 1868-70 and there is tree planting from that date. There are formal gardens at the house. The site was donated as a park in 1934.

  • England , Worcester

    Berkeley Hospital is an early 18th-century almshouse with a garden in the courtyard.

  • England , Teignbridge

    Bickham House is a small mansion, attractively set in its own 2 hectare park in a peaceful wooded valley.

    Bickham House, Kenn. Walled Garden 2000. Bickham House, Kenn. Walled Garden 2000.