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Algars Manor, Iron Acton


Algars Manor has 19th-century planting and a 20th-century woodland garden. This was planted on former woodland / quarrying land after Dutch Elm disease necessitated the removal of the woodland. Features include a formal garden close to the house, with 19th-century planting on the driveway. Along the banks of the River Frome there is an area of informal plantation.


Plant Environment

  • Environment
  • Woodland Garden
  • Manor House (featured building)
  • Description: The house dates from around 1600. It is of roughcast construction, with two and a half storeys in an L-plan formation. The north-east front has an 18th-century exterior.
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  • Drive
  • Description: The driveway has 19th-century planting.
  • River
  • Description: River Frome.
Plantation, Mill Race

Civil Parish

  • Iron Acton
  • The National Heritage List for England: Listed Building
  • Grade: II



  • Tim Grubb, owner