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Portal House

Introduction

Features of Portal House include a formal garden, gravel paths and yew avenues.

Portal House has an early-20th century garden in an Elizabethan style. Features include a formal, shallow sunken garden with gravel paths, yew avenues and a woodland garden with a pool. There is also an entrance lodge, a summerhouse and a canal.

History

Portal House was created between 1900 and 1905 as a private residence.

Period

  • 20th Century (1901 to 1932)
  • Early 20th Century (1901 to 1932)
Features & Designations

Features

  • Tree Avenue
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  • Pool
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  • Path
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  • Summerhouse
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  • Canal
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Key Information

Type

Garden

Purpose

Ornamental

Principal Building

Domestic / Residential

Period

20th Century (1901 to 1932)

Survival

Extant

Open to the public

Yes

Civil Parish

Tarporley