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Record details

BCC record ID:0423202000
Type of record:Landscape
Summary:Nineteenth century gardens surrounding Woodrow High House
Grid Reference:SU 9335 9655
Parish:

AMERSHAM, Chiltern, Buckinghamshire

Monument type(s)

  • FORMAL GARDEN (19th Century - 1800 AD to 1899 AD)

Associated finds: none recorded

Public access information

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

Full description

No substantial evidence for gardens occuring before the 19th century when the present layout was designed. The garden features a column of specimen trees. To the west of the house is an early 18th century octagonal underground grotto. Both house and grotto are grade II listed buildings (B5).

Sources and further reading

<5>Unpublished document: Nicky Smith (BCM). 1998. Smith N 1998 Historic Parks and Gardens Register Review.

Associated excavations and fieldwork: none recorded

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Reports

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No image caption available © Buckinghamshire County Council