Kirby 1961

Braddan, Isle of Man

Brief Description

Kirby is a mid-19th century park ornamented with forest trees. The River Dhoo forms the boundary of the main area of gardens. There was a conservatory, which was demolished in the 20th century. A detailed plan of 1898 exists for a walled kitchen garden with glasshouses. This area is now the Kirby Park garden centre.

Features
  • Specimen Tree
  • Description: Magnolia grandiflora
  • Specimen Tree
  • Description: Variegated holly
  • Tree Feature
  • Description: Fruit trees against the wall of the walled garden.
  • Specimen Tree
  • Description: Fig tree
  • Specimen Tree
  • Description: Camellia
  • Garden Wall
  • Description: Stone-faced on one side, brick on the other.
  • River
  • Description: The River Dhoo forms part of the garden boundary.
Glasshouse
History

Period

  • Victorian (1837-1901)
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