Old Vicarage, Hawkesbury 2502

South Gloucestershire, England

Brief Description

This is a combe garden on an earlier monastic site. Features include early terraces, a sunken lawn, a flagged courtyard, stone seat and trough, iron pump anad early garden walls and mature trees. This record was checked with South Gloucestershire Historic Records and Monument Officer - June 2010.

Detailed Description

This is a combe garden on an earlier monastic site. Features include early terraces, a sunken lawn, a flagged courtyard, a stone seat and trough, an iron pump, a statue of a young orphan woman, an early garden wall with finials, mature trees and an Amelanchier Walk.

The late-15th-century house is listed grade II, and was altered around 1700. The house was extended in the 18th century, altered in 1800 and restored around 1970-1980. The grade II gothic garden building dates from the late-18th or early-19th century and was restored in the 1970s with battlements added.

Features
  • House (featured building)
  • Earliest Date:
  • Latest Date:
  • Lawn
  • Description: A sunken lawn.
  • Courtyard
  • Description: Flagged courtyard.
  • Garden Seat
  • Description: Stone seat.
  • Garden Ornament
  • Description: Stone trough.
  • Garden Ornament
  • Description: Iron pump.
  • Statue
  • Description: Statue of a young woman.
  • Wall
  • Description: There is an early garden wall with finials.
  • Tree Feature
  • Description: Mature trees.
  • Tree Feature
  • Description: Amalancia walk.
Terrace
Authorities

Civil Parish

  • Hawkesbury
Contact
References

Contributors

  • Avon Gardens Trust