Little Sodbury Manor, sunken garden 3691

Little Sodbury, England

Brief Description

This feature is the sunken garden.

Detailed Description

There are coped rubble walls enclosing the sunken garden, ranging in height from 1.2 metres to 3.6 metres, with a moulded cornice. There are ashlar gate piers to the south side with ball finials, and cast iron gates.
Features
  • Wall
  • Description: Walls around the sunken garden.
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  • Garden Ornament
  • Description: Gate piers to the sunken garden.
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  • Gate
  • Description: A garden gateway dated to the early 17th century.
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  • Arch
  • Description: This archway, a memorial to Mark Harford, was built by Oswald Brakspear.
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Authorities

Civil Parish

  • Little Sodbury
History

Period

  • 18th Century
References

Contributors

  • Avon Gardens Trust