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Upper Berkeley Place/Upper Byron Place

Introduction

Private, Communal garden area for the adjacent terraced housing.

The terraced housing now known as Upper Byron Place, where it fronts the communal garden, was formerly known as Upper Berkeley Place as well as the terrace still designated as Upper Berkeley Place. The terrace dates from c. 1787 and is by Thomas Paty in the late Georgian style.

The private communal garden is for the use of the residents of the adjacent terraced housing. It is surrounded by iron railings with a wrought iron entrance gate. It is planted with grass and trees and it is important as contributing to the setting of the terraces. It is within the Clifton conservation area it makes an important contribution to the late eighteenth century town design.
History

Period

  • 18th Century (1701 to 1800)
  • Late 18th Century (1775 to 1799)
Associated People
Features & Designations

Style

Informal

Features

  • Gardens
  • Terrace
  • Housing Estate
Key Information

Type

Designed Urban Space

Purpose

Ornamental

Principal Building

Domestic / Residential

Period

18th Century (1701 to 1800)

Survival

Extant