SP2764 : Plot 24, Hill Close Gardens

taken 9 years ago, near to Warwick, Warwickshire, Great Britain

Plot 24, Hill Close Gardens
Plot 24, Hill Close Gardens
Hill Close Gardens is a rare survival of a group of Victorian detached gardens, a common feature of many 19th-century towns. Warwick's were laid out after 1845 on a west-facing hillside pasture. They were saved from dereliction and an old people's housing scheme and restored with the help of the Heritage Lottery Fund. The Gardens are on English Heritage's Register of Gardens and Designed Landscapes; a number of plots have attractive summerhouses which are Grade II listed buildings. A handful of plots are privately rented from the managing trust; the rest are cultivated by a team of volunteers according to their own gardening interests. Hill Close Gardens is open to visitors for guided tours, events, plant sales and refreshments through most of the year: LinkExternal link
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SP2764, 347 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Thursday, 1 March, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 12 August, 2012
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  City, Town centre 
Place (from Tags)
Warwick 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 2779 6481 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:16.8442N 1:35.6445W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 2777 6482
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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Hill Close Gardens  Detached Gardens  Allotments (Former) 

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