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Sites created between 1868 and 1899

  • England , Abberton, Pershore, Worcestershire

    Abberton Hall is a 17th-century house in a park. In 1924 it was described as 'standing high in a fine park'. Around 1937 a garden loggia was decorated with frescoes by Benjamin Gibbon.

  • England , Leicester

    Abbey Park is a late-19th century public park, formed from water meadows. The site was extended in 1925 by the addition of the adjacent Abbey Grounds.

    The Pavilion, Abbey Park, Leicester. The Pavilion, Abbey Park, Leicester.

  • England , Lancaster

    Abbeystead House's landscape consists of formal and woodland gardens. Features include lawns, a terrace garden, a wooded drive and a formal garden.

  • England , London

    In 1934 Abbotts Park was recorded as having 6 hard tennis and 7 grass tennis courts, refreshments pavilion, ornamental gardens and a shelter. It remains much the same today with a central area of open grass, tennis courts and a 19th-century red-brick pavilion at the west end. It now has a miniature golf course and a number of children's playgrounds.

  • Wales , Aberdare

    Aberdare Park is a well-preserved Victorian public park, partly laid out by the eminent park and garden designer William Barron. As well as retaining most of its Victorian-built features, such as a bandstand and fountain, it has an attractive lake. Many of the original trees are now mature specimens.

    Aberdare Park Lodge, Aberdare Aberdare Park Lodge, Aberdare

  • Northern Ireland , Londonderry

    This site consists of ornamental planted grounds on a steep slope associated with an 1873 town house.

  • England , Grasmere, Cumbria

    Above Beck is a late 19th century to early 20th century country house. It has a sloping garden designed by Thomas Mawson.

  • Scotland , Ardminish

    The designed landscape at Achamore House is known for its mid- to late-20th-century woodland garden which is divided into many separate areas with distinct characters. These gardens house renowned collections of rhododendrons, azaleas and other ornamental trees and shrubs, many of them from sub-tropical regions. There is also a walled garden.

    Achamore House, Gigha Garden Achamore House, Gigha Garden

  • England , London

    The cemetery has a basic layout of paths, and is now hemmed in by industrial development. There is little mature planting, some lime, holly, yew, horse chestnut, Leylandia among other species mainly in the south section, with less in the north section. It is bounded by utilitarian C20th railings to Park Royal Road. A Cross of Sacrifice was erected by the Imperial War Graves Commission to honour those who lost their lives in WWI and WWII.

  • England , London

    Acton Park was laid out with radiating avenues of mature trees enclosing large grassed open spaces, with a sunken garden of rhododendrons and shrubs. Some of the trees may pre-date the municipal planting. By the early-20th century there was a bandstand, now a circular flower bed, and other facilities were added, including the bowling green and cafe. In the early-21st century a new community garden was created.

  • England , Cambridge

    A late-19th-century garden with terracing and herbaceous borders.

  • England , Cambridge

    Features include a large copper beech and various flower plantings.

  • England , Little Ness, Shrewsbury, Shropshire

    Adcote Hall has an associated park which extends for half a mile to the south towards Nib Heath. There are also landscaped gardens surrounding the hall which is now a school.

    Adcote Hall, Shrewsbury Adcote Hall, Shrewsbury

  • England , Greater London

    Addington Hills is a large natural area that rises from Oaks Road up to a high plateau.

  • England , Bury, Greater Manchester

    This site has a recreation ground bounded by Ainsworth Road to the south, Newbold Street to the west, Lonsdale Street to the east and Elton Reservoir to the north. It occupies a roughly rectangular site with a lodge at the main entrance to the south. The site remains extant. It has been enlarged with additional ground to the north-east.

  • England , Greater London

    The garden has a small pavilion, shrubberies, trees and a statue by Francis Derwent Wood. One of two lamp standards to commemorate the completion of the Embankment is sited at the east side of the bridge.

  • England , London

    There are three areas of public gardens south of Lambeth Bridge, to the north of which is a raised area of planting with grass and trees, including a Holm oak planted for the Millennium. A memorial for members of the Special Operations Executive has been erected here in the 21st century.

  • England , Salford, Greater Manchester

    Albert Park is a public park bounded by Great Clowes Street, Great Cheetham Street, Grecian Street and Vavasour Street. The land was originally flat, but was landscaped and given an undulating appearance with an ornamental lake. The park was laid out by Mr Henry Moore, the head gardener at Peel Park. By 1895 the park had two central lakes, both with islands arranged either side of an axial walk.

  • England , Cambridge

    A public park created in 1887 on the site of a former brickworks. The park was formally opened in 1907 and much of the original planting and landscaping remains.

  • England

    Alexandra Parade is a municipal park laid out with an elaborate floral clock, lawns, shrubs and young trees.