TQ2782 : The Holme, lawn and herbaceous borders

taken 2 months ago, near to Marylebone, Westminster, Great Britain

The Holme, lawn and herbaceous borders
The Holme, lawn and herbaceous borders
On a day when the garden was open to the public everything was perfect, lawn striped, flowers dead-headed, borders colourful and containing unusual plants.
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.
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright David Hawgood and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
+
+
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
TIP: Click the map for Large scale mapping
Change to interactive Map >
Grid Square
TQ2782, 1112 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
  (find more nearby)
Date Taken
Sunday, 6 August, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 7 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Housing, Dwellings  City, Town centre 
Primary Subject of Photo
Garden 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2797 8262 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:31.6799N 0:9.3981W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2793 8264
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
Looking for a postcode? Try this pageExternal link
Clickable map
+

Other Tags
Herbaceous Border  National Garden Scheme  Lawn  Mansion 

Click a tag, to view other nearby images.

Image Type (about): geograph 
This page has been viewed about 7 times.
View this location: KML (Google Earth) · Google MapsExternal link · Bing MapsExternal link · OS Map Checksheet · Geograph Map · geotagged! More Links for this image
NW N NE
W Go E
SW S SE
[Mark
You are not logged in login | register