TQ2782 : The Holme from its lawn

taken 3 months ago, near to Marylebone, Westminster, Great Britain

The Holme from its lawn
The Holme from its lawn
National Gardens Scheme visitors are enjoying a wickerwork seat on the lawn.
The Holme, Regent's Park
The first villa built in Regent's Park, designed in 1818 by Decimus Burton as home for his father John Burton, a builder who supported Nash in developing the park. It is owned by the Crown Commission. From about 1947 to 1985 it was leased by Bedford College as an academic and residential building, then it again became a private residence. The original gardens designed by J C Loudon were lost; the present 4 acre gardens were designed by Colson Stone Practice LinkExternal link . Their website says: the plan "was inspired by the original Regency garden layout and which included lavishly planted, mounded, island beds and serpentine paths. The design also included a new rock garden, complete with grotto and waterfall."
In 2017 the garden was open to the public for charity on four days as part of the National Garden Scheme.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 6 August, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 7 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  City, Town centre  People, Events 
Primary Subject of Photo
House 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2797 8256 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:31.6476N 0:9.3994W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2795 8261
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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