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Sites with Type: Designed rural space

  • England , Greater London

    In 1991 the village officially closed as a children's home, and the site is much reduced today although part of the original greens survive. Among fine trees are Scots pines and oak, garden areas include roses and ornamental shrub, and there are three Victorian fountains.

  • England , Bristol

    The site is a picturesque village layout begun in 1809 by John Nash with George and John Repton. The hamlet of nine cottages was designed for the philanthropist J. S. Hartford.

    Blaise Hamlet. Picturesque hamlet. Blaise Hamlet. Picturesque hamlet.

  • England , Greater London

    Bradmore Green is the remnant of the village green and pond of the old village of Coulsdon, once part of the manorial lands held by the Abbey of Chertsey until the Dissolution of the Monasteries.

  • England , Greater London

    There are a number of trees on the green. Other features include a children's playground and cast iron enclosing railings.

  • Scotland , Lennoxtown

    Campsie Glen is a natural, steep-sided rocky glen with waterfalls and pools. Some tree planting and path construction date from the 18th and 19th centuries, since when the glen has been a popular tourist destination. The remains of Old Machan Church and its graveyard are situated at the foot of the glen.

  • England , Greater London

    Chingford Green, unlike other former rural hamlets in the area, retains some sense of its earlier atmosphere.

  • England , Greater London

    This small green in front of Church Farm and opposite St John the Baptist's church was donated by John Edward Clarke for the benefit of the people of Pinner in July 1924 as a public open space in perpetuity.

  • England , Leighton Buzzard

    Crafton is a small hilltop hamlet on the site of an 11th-century deserted medieval village.

  • England , Greater London

    Crooked Billet is a small corner of Wimbledon Common with a green, two public houses and residential housing, which despite surrounding development has never quite lost its identity as a semi-rural enclave. There are a number of trees on the green, including a horse chestnut, willow and London plane.

  • England , Greater London

    Various enclosures with grass and trees, created as common frontages to the houses and reserved as permanent open space, continue to be owned by the Trustees of The Dulwich Estate. The land in front of Nos.11-25 and 33-41 College Road and in front of Nos. 93-115 Dulwich Village Road is registered commonland.

  • England , Greater London

    This open green space contains paths and a number of mature trees. A small area within the site is registered as a Village Green.

  • England , Greater London

    Part of the land is owned by the Crown Estate Commissioners. Eltham Green, a remnant of the former village green, is in three sections today, the middle section a traffic roundabout owned by Transport for London. There are some mature trees at the west end and a number of London plane trees, with some more recent tree planting at the east.

  • England , Greater London

    On one corner of the Green is the Red Lion pub, one of Feltham's oldest buildings. A drinking trough donated in 1899 is in the south corner of the Green, which has a large pond fed by water from the Longford River.

  • England , East Bergholt

    Flatford mill is a Grade I listed 18th-century watermill built in 1733. There is a 17th-century miller's cottage, also Grade I listed. Flatford Mill is situated in Dedham Vale with the river Stour running through. Other buildings are located within the site including Willy Lot's cottage. The Field Studies Council took on lease of three properties on the site in 1946. There are walks by the river including a circular walk from Willy Lot's cottage. Also on site is an RSPB wildlife garden which is terraced and contains mostly wildlife planting.

  • England , Greater London

    George Green is a remnant of village green within Epping Forest and was once part of the grounds of Wanstead House (Wanstead Park). Today George Green is an open green space maintained by the Corporation of London’s Conservators of Epping Forest, crossed by a single diagonal path and with a few trees, including three notable Spanish chestnuts (C17th-18th), ash and horse chestnuts.

  • England , Greater London

    A community mural painted on a gable wall overlooking the green depicts William Blake's vision on Peckham Rye.

  • England , Greater London

    Hampstead's former village green at the end of Flask Walk was once larger, but today is a small area of grass with a number of trees.

  • England , Greater London

    The Green appears little changed over the last century and has grass with trees along east and west edges; a raised bank forms the south boundary planted with a line of well grown Lime trees, beyond which are the grounds of Sidcup Place. A C20th War Memorial with ornamental planting faces the Manor House.

  • England , Greater London

    Hackbridge Green is an old village green, today a triangular open space with fine mature trees and C18th cottages forming the backdrop.

  • England , Winterbourne

    The land at the south of Hambrook Grove House is clearly the remains of a late-18th century or early-19th century garden with its typical layout of garden buildings, ha-ha, specimen plantings and iron rail edged screen. There are plantings along the edge of the main roads skirting the property. The record was created by South Gloucestershire Historic Environment records Officer - June 2010.