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  • England , Worcester

    Abberley Hall incorporates an 18th-century building and was re-modelled between 1837 and 1845. The main features of the garden date from a restoration in the 1880s. Features include a clock tower of 1883/4, terraces with balustrades and statuary, a water garden and pleasure grounds. The hall is now a private school.

  • England , Abbey Hey

    This park to the south of Higher Openshaw no longer exists.

  • Scotland , Galashiels

    The early-19th-century house at Abbotsford is set on steep grass terraces overlooking the River Tweed. There are three courtyard gardens attached to it. One is a sloping walled garden, with wide herbaceous borders and a gothic conservatory. There is surviving early-19th-century parkland and woodland on the estate.

    Abbotsford, Melrose, Scotland. (1995) Screen. Abbotsford, Melrose, Scotland. (1995) Screen.

  • England , Huntingdon

    Abbots Ripton Hall has pleasure grounds and ornamental gardens, extensively developed from the late-1950s, on the site of 19th-century and earlier features. The property covers about 22 hectares, with gardens of about 2.2 hectares, and a lake of approximately 2.2 hectares.

  • England , Gloucestershire

    Abbotswood is a late-19th-century park of around 55 hectares with early-20th-century formal and woodland gardens of 4 hectares. The terraced lawn and fountain were created by Lutyens. The site has occasional open days under the National Gardens Scheme.

    Part/component of: Lower Swell Park

  • Scotland , Crieff

    The structure of the late-18th-century and early-19th-century designed landscape at Abercairny remains largely intact. There is parkland with specimen trees, a re-stocked early-19th-century flower garden and a mid-19th-century arboretum. Statuary and other ornamentation is a feature of the gardens.

  • 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.

  • Wales , Penmaenpool

    Abergwynant is a small 19th-century garden and park with a kitchen garden and outbuildings, associated with a country house. The site seems to have undergone very little alteration. Part of the park is hilly and wooded with many walks. A densely planted shrubbery in the garden has a layout of water channels fed from a fishpond in the park.

  • Scotland , Comrie

    The designed landscape at Aberuchill was laid out in the 19th century and has remained similar in layout since then. There is well-preserved parkland, a lime avenue with trees from an earlier layout, a shrubbery and a terraced walled garden. The structure of an early-20th-century rock garden survives on the banks of the Aberuchill Burn in the policies.

  • England , Abinger Hammer

    A modest parkland of the late 18th century that survived the replacement of its contemporary house in the late 19th century. The parkland was extended east in the last quarter of the 19th century. The pleasure grounds moved and changed with the replacement house and with the fashions of the day. The demolition of the Victorian house in 1959 lead to a degrading of the gardens and the built features, but remnants of the latter remain. The lodge, stable structures and the kitchen garden remain from the period before 1872. The wider parkland setting has lost something of its character although it remains open.

  • 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

  • Scotland , Fort William

    The mid-19th-century designed landscape at Achnacarry comprises parkland, a woodland garden and a terraced garden. There is a remnant of ancient Caledonian Pine Forest in the policies as well as several other notable trees. The Clan Cameron museum is open during the season.

  • Scotland , Connel

    The garden and house at Achnacloich were laid out and built in the mid-19th century on a headland on the shores of Loch Etive. The estate comprises grazed parkland, formal terraces, a walled kitchen garden and a woodland garden with a series of artificial ponds. Plantings include species rhododendrons and shrubs suited to the Gulf Stream climate.

  • England , Aconbury, Hereford

    Originally the site of Aconbury Nunnery, a mansion house and associated gardens were created in the 16th century. Next to the church is a substantial walled garden partly of brick, partly of stone, some of which came from the dissolved convent.

  • Scotland , Alyth

    The designed landscape at Airlie Castle consists of late-19th-century formal gardens, a natural gorge with deciduous woodland of varying ages and a wild garden planted with ornamental shrubs. The formal garden lies partly within a late-18th-century walled garden and contains topiary hedges and a sloping parterre of box.

  • England , Alfreton

    Alfreton Hall is an 18th-century house with later alterations. The surrounding parklands and gardens date from the mid-18th century onwards. There are residual remains of 19th-century kitchen gardens. The house itself is now in use as a restaurant, conference and wedding venue.

  • England , Middleton

    Hall with grounds, park and associated wood. The hall, amidst woods overlooking Heaton Park, was built in 1753-6 by Sir Darcy Lever, on the site of an older family house. The architect was Giacomo Leoni. The hall is of nine bays and brick. The site is to the west of Manchester Road with two entrance points, the one to the south with a lodge. Boundary belts to the south linking with Alkrington Woods which runs up to the River Irk forming the north western boundary. The hall is slightly to the north east of the site over looking a wooded area with a number of lakes or ponds with a second wooded area and park to the north. The house has been converted into flats and all the parkland has been developed for houses but much of the wooded areas remain.

  • Scotland , Wishaw

    The policies of Allanton are split between several owners and the house is derelict. A few trees survive from original late-18th-century plantings. The traces of various buildings and the walled garden remain. A lake that was part of the original design has been incorporated into a modern garden.

  • England , Atherstone-on-Stour

    Alscot is a landscape park of about 100 hectares. It surrounds a large gothic house dating from 1752, with 19th and 20th-century garden development. There are also formal gardens of about 2 hectares, including a lavender garden, orangery, walled vegetable garden and herb beds.

    Alscot Park, Ordnance Survey map Alscot Park, Ordnance Survey map

  • England , Tamworth

    The grounds of Amington Hall include pleasure grounds and parkland, a walled kitchen garden and the remains of a yew maze in the woods. The house has been subdivided into flats.