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Aysgarth Rockery

Introduction

Aysgarth Rockery is a picturesque alpine rockery built using blocks of limestone to create a rockscape and water feature. It was designed and built by James Backhouse of York. Reginald Farrer, an alpine specialist and plant hunter, is thought to have connections with the site.

Visitor Facilities

Please refer to http://www.heathercottage.co.uk/edwardian_rock_garden.htm
Visitor Access, Directions & Contacts

Access contact details

Open during daylight hours, free of charge.

Owners

Peter & Angela Jauneika

History

Period

Early 20th Century (1901-1932)

Associated People
Features & Designations

Plant Environment

  • Rock Garden
  • Environment
Key Information

Type

Rock Garden

Purpose

Ornamental Garden

Plant Environment

Rock Garden

Period

Early 20th Century (1901-1932)

Survival

Extant

Hectares

0.2

Open to the public

Yes

Civil Parish

Aysgarth