SU9185 : Cliveden, view from the parterre

taken 7 years ago, near to Cookham, Windsor And Maidenhead, Great Britain

Cliveden, view from the parterre
Cliveden, view from the parterre
This is just part of the parterre (formal gardens) that extend for four acres south of the house. As Wikipedia says "It consists of clipped yew pyramids and wedge-shaped beds edged with box hedging and filled with catnip and seasonal planting."

The house is the third on the site, having replaced two others burned down, and was constructed in 1851. The architect was Charles Barry, who was to become more famous for his design of the Palace of Westminster. After ownership by various members of the Astor family, it is now a hotel.

But the gardens are administered by the National Trust and can be visited at anytime. Indeed, you could visit the hotel at any time, but could you afford it?
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Date Taken
Saturday, 27 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 1 September, 2011
Geographical Context
Park and Public Gardens  Business, Retail, Services  Country estates 
Place (from Tags)
Cliveden 
Person (from Tags)
Astor 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 910 851 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:33.4472N 0:41.3254W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 9104 8503
View Direction
NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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Country House  Parterre  Grounds  Hotel  National Trust 

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