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Government House, Isle of Man

Introduction

Government House is the 19th century residence of the island's Governor. There are mature trees and a planted drive dating to about 1850. There have been subsequent additions till the 1910s, including a rose garden and herbaceous borders, and the development of the nearby wooded 'Harper's Glen'.

Visitor Access, Directions & Contacts

Owners

Isle of Man government

Government Office, Bucks Road, Douglas
History

Period

Victorian (1837-1901)

Features & Designations

Features

  • House (featured building)
  • Earliest Date:
  • Latest Date:
  • Herbaceous Border
  • Pond
  • Description: Lily pond
Key Information

Type

Garden

Purpose

Cultural Events / Display

Principal Building

Government Office

Period

Victorian (1837-1901)

Survival

Extant

References

References