Upper High Street Gardens, Sevenoaks 3349

Sevenoaks, England, Kent, Sevenoaks

Brief Description

The Upper High Street Gardens were donated to the public in 1947. The site features a garden designed to symbolise the Garden of Eden.

History

Upper High Street Gardens in Sevenoaks were donated in memory of Mr and Mrs Constant, by their children in 1949.

Visitor Facilities

This is a municipal site for general public use.

Detailed Description

The most ancient of garden formulas was used to create this pleasant retreat for local residents. The four-fold layout of the upper garden, with water represented by the well-head at the centre, symbolises the Garden of Eden, fertility, timelessness and Paradise. In the hot sun, aromatic shrubs and flowers give off their scents. Flowering cherries, Prunus Kanzan, shade the lower grassy area where there are seats and a rustic shelter
Features
  • Well Head
  • Description: The well-head is at the centre of the upper garden.
  • Specimen Tree
  • Description: Flowering cherries Prunus Kanzan, shade the lower grassy area.
  • Garden Building
  • Description: Rustic shelter.
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

This is a municipal site for general public use.
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