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  • Wales , Snowdonia

    The garden is composed of a series of curving drystone terraces, and also utilises the natural rock, and smooth slate slabs. A diagonal flight of steps leads to a rustic bench and rocky promontory at the top. Planting includes heather, cotoneaster and birch. The design incorporates two water inlets from the lake.

    Part/component of: Trawsfynydd

  • Wales , Snowdonia

    This is a small square garden designed to be viewed from above in the Administrative block nearby. A swirling Welsh dragon is delineated in dark grey river stones and white cobbles. Low shrubs are planted in the gravel. The garden is enclosed in a clipped evergreen hedge with ten evenly spaced native Alder trees.

    Part/component of: Trawsfynydd

  • England , Duxford

    Features include a large garden, vistas and a temple.

  • England , Wigan, Greater Manchester

    Higher Hall was a hall with grounds and a park. There was a wooded drive from Smith Lane through the park to the north of the hall. The field boundaries were still clear in the park. There was a wooded boundary belt to the north-east side of the drive, possibly with a nursery on the edge. Small ponds, probably field ponds, were scattered in the park. The site is now lost, and the area is now used for open cast mining.

  • England , Rocester

    The site is a fine example of a 'factory in a landscape'. It includes contemporary sculptures and three lakes, situated opposite the village of Rocester and open to the public. Three estate workers are employed to maintain the area and feed the wild and ornamental fowl which are encouraged to breed there.

  • Scotland , Milngavie

    The site is dominated by the water bodies and architecture of the two 19th-century reservoirs built to secure Glasgow's water supply. There are public walkways and some open areas for recreation. Tree planting includes screening belts and one large group featuring mixed ornamental conifers dating from the mid-19th century.

  • England , Cambridge

    Features include a sculpture, paths, a veranda and a brook.

  • England , Salford, Greater Manchester

    Pendlebury House had a house surrounded by a wooded area and park. The site also included a chapel dating from 1250. By the late-19th-century the park had been cut through by the Pendleton and Hindley line and the chapel is no longer marked on the map. The area is now occupied by sewage works and other industrial buildings, and the site is lost.

  • England , St Helen's

    This is the landscaped setting for the former Pilkingtons Headquarters complex, by Edwin Maxwell Fry of Fry, Drew & Partners with Peter Youngman as landscape consultant.

  • England , Stockport, Greater Manchester

    Reddish House was a house with grounds and a small park. The site was of an irregular shape, bounded by the River Tame to the south-east and open fields to the north-east. There was a developing area to the south-west and Reddish Lane to the west. There was a curved entrance drive from Reddish Lane. The site is now lost. The area is partly built over and partly open as disused workings.

  • England , Bridport

    The site consists of the Rope Gardens on either side of South Street and the associated drying fields and pasture land west of South Street.

  • England , Bury, Greater Manchester

    Spring Cottage had a house with grounds on a steeply-sloping site bounded by the River Irwell to the north-west and Goats Lane and Back Lane to the south. There were open areas on other boundaries. The house is surrounded by woods. It abuts Spring Water Print Works, and is connected to it by a winding path system, and may be part of the same complex. By 1894 the house was called Spring Water House and the print works has become a bleach works. Elements of the site survive. The house was demolished, but industrial buildings remain. The grounds are now part of open space.

  • England , Salford, Greater Manchester

    Springfield had a house with a garden and small park. The site was bounded by a lane to the north, Bolton Road to the east and open fields on all other sides. The site is part of a group of similar sites in this area including High Field House and Pendlebury House. Like its neighbours, the house and its garden were cut through by the development of the Pendleton and Hindley Line in the latter half of the 19th century and the whole area went into decline. The site is now lost. It is open ground with a disused sewage works and similar buildings.

  • England , Manchester

    The house is set in extensive grounds. The 1848 map shows open fields. The 1895 map shows a large house with outbuildings set in a wooded park some distance from the road. Some single trees are shown and some are in straight lines, presumably indicating remnant field boundaries. There was no pleasure ground. The house is now known as the Shirley Institute, which houses an industrial research centre.

  • England , Trafford, Greater Manchester

    This site had a house with grounds and a park, incorporating a much older deer park. In the mid-19th-century the hall at the centre of the estate was surrounded by an extensive pleasure ground divided from the park by a ha-ha. The site was bounded on one side by the River Irwell and on the other by the Bridgewater Canal, The entrance to the park from the west was past a lodge near to the canal. There were extensive wooded areas within the park and an icehouse and two small lakes to the west of the house. The site is now lost, though the lake survives. The area is now an industrial complex.

  • Wales , Snowdonia

    The Trawsfynydd Nuclear power station is situated adjoining a 2 square mile lake. It is undergoing decommissioning. The height of the twin reactor buildings is being reduced. The two gardens, Dragon Square and the Dame Sylvia Crowe garden are retained. Sylvia Crowe also advised the central Electricity Generating Board upon the lie of the buildings in the landscape and persuaded them to buy up large areas of surrounding land to be planted with spruce, beech, birch, rowan, sycamore and Pinus contorta. This helped provide a transition in the landscape.

  • England , Manchester

    Vauxhall Gardens was a public pleasure gardens attached to the Grape and Compass Coffee and Tea House. The site was described in Scholes's Manchester and Salford Directory (1797) as belonging to Robert Tinker. The name was changed to Vauxhall Gardens in 1814. Tinker died in 1836 and the property passed to a Mr Buckley who made a fortune out of the sand on the site. The site is now lost. It was shown as waste ground, probably a quarry site, by 1895.