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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.

History

Period

Early 20th Century (1901-1932)

Associated People
Features & Designations

Designations

  • Conservation Area

  • Reference: Leigh Woods
  • The National Heritage List for England: Register of Parks and Gardens

  • Reference: GD2275
  • Grade: II

Plant Environment

  • Water Garden
  • Environment

Features

  • 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
Key Information

Type

Rock Garden

Purpose

Ornamental Garden

Plant Environment

Water Garden

Period

Early 20th Century (1901-1932)

Survival

Part: standing remains

Hectares

0.5

Civil Parish

Long Ashton

References

Contributors

  • Avon Gardens Trust

Related Documents
  • CLS 1/108/410

    A Survey of the Garden - Hard copy

    Debois Landscape Survey Group - 1993