A 30-acre garden in Italianate style, designed by Joseph Cheal designed to display sculpture. One part is a rose garden, containing more than 3000 plants.
With 1000 men working on the garden, the whole area was constructed and fully planted in four years between 1904 and 1908.
- Plant Type
- Rose Garden
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Access Contact Detailshttp://www.hever-castle.co.uk/yourvisit/default.asp
Detailed HistoryThe Italianate and rose gardens were designed to display William Waldorf Astor’s collection of Italian sculpture. With 1000 men working on the garden, the whole area was constructed and fully planted in four years between 1904 and 1908. The Italian garden covers 30 acres of the site, and the rose garden forms one area within it.
- Early 20th Century (1901-1932)
- Associated People