Hill Court, Hill 1734

South Gloucestershire, England

Brief Description

Hill Court has an 18th-century garden on an earlier site. (Desk based information update, May 2010. The record was checked with South Gloucestershire Historic Environment Record Officer - June 2010.)

Visitor Facilities

Strictly by appointment only. Please visit the Historic Houses Association website for details.

Detailed Description

The 18th-century garden is situated on an earlier site. There are the remains of extensive formal gardens and ponds. A walled formal garden with vases, a kitchen garden, an icehouse, terrace and steps, topiary, a moat and extensive woodlands are all extant.

The house (listed grade II) was built in 1863 for the Fust family. There are gates and piers and a sundial, which date from the 18th century and are listed grade II. Garden walls, urns, steps and piers date from the 18th and 19th centuries and are listed grade II. An early-19th century dovecote is listed grade II.

Features
  • Sundial
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Pond, Vase, Icehouse, Topiary, Moat
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

Strictly by appointment only. Please visit the Historic Houses Association website for details.
Authorities

Civil Parish

  • Hill
History

Period

  • 18th Century
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References

Contributors

  • Avon Gardens Trust