2021

NS3478 : Greenhouse and cold frames

taken 3 years ago, near to Geilston, Argyll And Bute, Scotland

Greenhouse and cold frames
Greenhouse and cold frames
The greenhouse dates from 19th century and is part of Category B listing LinkExternal link with the house and walled garden at Geilston. The greenhouse was closed to the public due to Coronavirus social distancing restrictions. The greenhouse and cold frames contained many small plants, destined for the large vegetable garden.
Geilston Garden by David P Howard

(Text from information on site)

The Garden.
The designed landscape that developed around Geilston House in the late eighteenth century can be considered in four main areas - the avenue and lawns, the walled garden, the kitchen garden and the woodland walks.

Between the 1600's and 1989, Geilston was home to seven different families. The last private owner of Geilston, Miss Hendry, enjoyed gardening and as a keen amateur gardener, she complimented the appearance and development of the eighteenth century designed landscape.

The House.
Geilston House was built in the seventeenth century as a simple farmhouse. Over the next two hundred years it developed into a picturesque country villa. It is now Category A listed. Phase one of the restoration project was completed in 2006 with a complete re-slating of the roof, new leadworks and new guttering. The house is not currently open to visitors.

Geilston Garden is a National Trust for Scotland property. LinkExternal link


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Richard Sutcliffe   (more nearby)
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Friday, 7 May, 2021   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 8 May, 2021
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 3407 7831 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:58.1419N 4:39.6142W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 3406 7831
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