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Rayne Thatch

Introduction

Rayne Thatch is a rock and water garden of 0.5 hectares. More information regarding this site is available in the master record, Bracken Hill.

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Features

Plant Environment

  • Environment
  • Water Garden
  • Chalet (featured building)
  • Description: Rayne Thatch is a wooden chalet-style building with a verandah at first-floor level. It is linked to the rock gardens by a wooden bridge. It was originally built as a playhouse, later converted into estate offices.
  • Earliest Date:
Pulhamite
Authorities

Civil Parish

  • Long Ashton
Designations
  • Conservation Area
  • Reference: Leigh Woods
  • The National Heritage List for England: Register of Parks and Gardens
  • Reference: GD2275
  • Grade: II
History

History

The site was constructed between 1908 and 1910, by Pulham and Son, to accompany the estate office of Bracken Hill.

Period

  • Early 20th Century (1901-1932)
Associated People
References

Contributors

  • Avon Gardens Trust

Related Documents
  • CLS 1/108/410

    A Survey of the Garden - Hard copy
    Debois Landscape Survey Group - 1993

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