NT8743 : Twizel Nursery

taken 9 years ago, 3 km from Simprim, Scottish Borders, Great Britain

Twizel Nursery
Twizel Nursery
This must have been a tremendous place when in operation - the walls and buildings are now in a ruinous state, but enclose a great area and show signs of heated-walls (there are two fire-places just visible in this picture) - perhaps eg peaches and/or grapes were grown here alongside more hardy crops? (Thus far I have been unable to find any historical records for this sadly-overgrown place, despite spending much time in research.)
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Date Taken
Sunday, 4 September, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 9 February, 2013
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Village, Rural settlement  Business, Retail, Services  Derelict, Disused 
Ruin (from Tags)
Walled Garden 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 8758 4321 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:40.9327N 2:11.9449W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 8755 4321
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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Nursery  Derelict  Walled Garden 

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