Dr Barbara Simms is a garden and landscape historian with a particular Interest in the history, conservation and interpretation of gardens since 1900. Here she provides an introduction to twentieth-century landscapes, the culture in which they were developed and why they are important today. An Introduction to Twentieth-Century Landscapes
The 20th century landscape:heritage or horror?
Peter Wakelin, Inspector of Ancient Monuments and Historic Buildings with Cadw: Welsh Historic Monuments, explores the many aspects of the 20th century which we may one day come to cherish.
Percy Cane was one of England's great garden designers of the Twentieth Century. The English Heritage Archive has a collection of photographs and printed copies of plans and sketches of gardens designed by Percy Cane in the 1920s-1960s.
Relevant Parks & Gardens UK database records
Click here to view a list of over 600 twentieth-century park/garden site records on our database. If you would like to narrow down the search or try a different search, you can do so using the Advanced Search.
Landscapes of the Recent Future: Conserving the Twentieth Century's Landscape Design Legacy