NZ1221 : Walled garden at Raby Castle

taken 11 years ago, near to Staindrop, County Durham, Great Britain

Walled garden at Raby Castle
Walled garden at Raby Castle
The medieval castle stands to the left of this photo. In the foreground is the mid 18th century formal garden established for the family by Thomas Wright.The walls were built of local hand-made bricks and constructed with flues so that when heated, sub tropical fruit such as apricots could be grown on the south terrace.There is an Ischia fig, brought to the garden in 1786, which still fruits annually.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 8 July, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 17 July, 2009
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Walled garden   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 128 219 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:35.5385N 1:48.1963W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 127 219
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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