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Sites with Type: Maze

  • England , Comberton

    A turf maze thought to have originated in the 17th century. The Comberton Maze was the last turf maze to be destroyed in England.

  • England , Huntingdon

    Hilton Maze is a turf maze 14 metres in diameter, which is believed to have been first cut in 1660, and has been re-cut several times since. A central stone pier is inscribed in memory of William Sparrow, creator of the maze, who died in 1729.

    Hilton Maze, Ordnance Survey map published in 1887 Hilton Maze, Ordnance Survey map published in 1887

  • England , Maidstone

    The maze was planted in 1988 with 2,400 yews. At the centre is a grotto featuring mythical beasts created from shells, designed by Simon Verity and Diana Reynell.

    Part/component of: Leeds Castle

  • England , Essex

    This is a turf maze of medieval origin, refurbished in modern times.

  • England , Nr Faversham

    The Mizmaze, designed by Sarah Morgan, was laid out in 2004 in the style of a medieval 'mizmaze', a nine-circuit labyrinth of raised turf paths. The paths are flanked by plantings of ornamental grasses and herbaceous perennials.

    Part/component of: Mount Ephraim