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  • England , Chelsea

    Chelsea Physic Garden is a walled garden and has a warm micro-climate which allows the cultivation of exotic species, such as England's largest and oldest olive tree grown outside (not imported).

  • England , Stafford

    The asylum was built by Lord Talbot in 1854 as an insane institution for the rich. It cost thirty thousand pounds, and was renovated two years later for twenty thousand pounds. The building stood in grounds of 30 acres, and was designed by Fulljames & Waller of Gloucester in a Gothic style.

  • England , Manchester

    This almost square-shaped, country estate consisted of a house with a central open park land, a lake to the south-west and a wooded area with boundary walks to the north.

  • England , Wells

    The Old Deanery has walled gardens of around 1.6 hectares, enclosed by medieval and later walling. The Deanery now houses conference facilities.

  • England , South Gloucestershire

    Frenchay Park House is an 18th-century Grade II listed building. The stable block to the north-west of the house dates from 19th century and also listed grade II. Much of the parkland associated with the house is now covered by Frenchay Hospital.

  • Wales , Bridgend

    The formal gardens are composed of separate compartments, or 'airing courts' with lawns, mature trees and mixed planting surrounded by walls of attractive stone. There is informal evergreen planting around the chapel.

    Glanrhyd Hospital, airing court Glanrhyd Hospital, airing court

  • England , Chichester

    The hospital was built between 1895 and 1897 as the pauper asylum for West Sussex.

  • England , St Albans

    Napsbury Hospital is an echelon-style mental asylum, with grounds designed by William Goldring in an informal style.

  • England , Petersfield

    Petersfield Physic Garden is situated behind the buildings on the north side of the High Street. It occupies the last remaining medieval burgage plot in the town and is still enclosed within stone walls. The garden contains many of the features that would have been found in a 17th-century gentleman's garden. All the plants, shrubs and trees featured in the garden were known in England in that time.

  • England , Gosport

    The Royal Hospital, Haslar is a mid-18th-century naval hospital, the first of three to be constructed.

  • England , Greater London

    Springfield Hospital has the grounds of an early county lunatic asylum, opened in 1841, which was extended and remodelled during the later 19th century.

  • England , Tunbridge Wells

    Ticehurst House Hospital has the grounds of an early psychiatric hospital, developed in the late-18th century from a private estate and further extended in the 19th century. The site covers about 18 hectares.

  • Wales , Cardiff

    These are the surviving gardens and playing fields of one of the grandest and most important Edwardian Asylums in Wales. The fine tree planting, of horse chestnuts, beech, oak, plane and scots pine and the verandas and garden shelters reflect the therapeutic philosophy of the time. The gardens are now undivided but path layout adjoining the wards were formerly separated from one another by loop-topped iron fencing. The exotic planting in the south-west corner of the site was originally associated with a private house, Velindre, which was acquired by the hospital in 1899.

    Whitchurch Hospital, the chapel Whitchurch Hospital, the chapel