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14
Aug

The Gardens Trust Protects Hampton Court Landscape

Gardens Trust Protects Hampton Court Landscape Big congratulations go to the Gardens Trust Conservation Team who have helped to protect the Hampton Court landscape  from an overbearing development, after a sustained campaign since 2018.  Elmbridge Planning Committee have decisively refused the planning application for the site, which would have engulfed Hampton Court Station in East...
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28
Jun

John Nash and the Dovecot

John Nash and the Dovecote Over the last year, we have all developed an increasing appreciation of our open spaces ranging from public parks, designed landscapes or rural countryside. They are places where we have enjoyed the beauty of nature, found comfort away from these difficult times and exercised our minds and our bodies. A...
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28
Jun

St Dunstan’s Park, Monks Risborough

St Dunstan’s Park, Monks Risborough Monks Risborough sits beneath the Whiteleaf Cross and the Icknield Way at the foot of the Chilterns.  The land here has always been predominantly arable with meadows and woodland and, being at the bottom of the escarpment, it is close to the spring line and a small stream runs through...
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12
May

Gardens Begin at Home

Gardens begin at home We hope that you will enjoy these photographs taken by members of the Buckinghamshire Gardens Trust Council and the media and website teams. The photographs show how hard these members have been working  on their gardens during the time the country has been closed down to combat Covid 19.  Gardens, whatever...
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03
Apr

Unforgettable Gardens

Historic parks and gardens are a much-loved part of our shared national story, but these unforgettable gardens are at risk.
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23
Oct

Humphry Repton

Humphry Repton: in Buckinghamshire and Beyond Our publication presents the fruits of our ground-breaking Research and Recording Project on the work of Humphry Repton in historic Buckinghamshire. The book includes essays on Repton in Bucks and his links further afield, based on our research, followed by a gazetteer providing detailed analysis for each of the...
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22
Mar

Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown

Lancelot Brown 1716 – 1783 It won’t have escaped you that we celebrated the 300th anniversary of Lancelot Brown in 2016, many of us know him better as ‘Capability’ Brown. The event was a huge popular success and the results of much County Gardens Trust research can still be found by consulting the “Brown Advisor”...
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