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Record details

BCC record ID:1071003000
Type of record:Landscape
Summary:Nineteenth century park, formal walled garden and kitchen garden, now school grounds
Grid Reference:SP 6905 3747
Parish:

AKELEY, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Monument type(s)

  • PARK (19th Century to Modern - 1860 AD to 1999 AD)
  • FORMAL GARDEN (First mentioned 1880 19th Century to Modern - 1880 AD to 1999 AD)
  • KITCHEN GARDEN (First mentioned 1880 19th Century to Modern - 1880 AD to 1999 AD)

Associated finds: none recorded

Public access information

Is the site accessible to the public?No
Is the site visible from a public viewpoint?Yes

Full description

19th century formal walled garden. Parkland has now been turned mostly into playing fields, also encroachment by swimming pool and tennis courts (B1).

Sources and further reading

<1>Unpublished document: Nicky Smith (BCM). 1998. Smith N 1998 Historic Parks and Gardens Register Review.
<2>Map: O.S. 6 INCH (1:10560) MAP 1ST EDITION (1876/83).

Associated excavations and fieldwork: none recorded

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