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06
Mar

International Women’s Day 2021 – Valerie Finnis

Valerie Finnis (1924–2006) Photographer, lecturer and gardener Although Valerie Finnis did not live in Buckinghamshire, the Bucks Garden Trust has much to be indebted to her for. The Finnis Scott Foundation makes grants to horticultural and art history projects and was established in accordance with the will of Lady Montague Douglas Scott (Valerie Finnis) in...
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04
Mar

Newsletter Index

Spring 2021 Christmas 2020 Autumn 2020 July 2020 June 2020 Spring 2020 Autumn 2019 Spring 2019 Autumn 2018 Spring 2018 Books and media Humphry Repton in Buckinghamshire and Beyond   Autumn 2018, 4 Buckinghamshire gardens on film   Christmas 2020, 10-11 General Buckinghamshire in 100 Objects   June 2020, 11 National Heritage List   Spring 2020, 5 Planning reform...
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04
Mar

Restoration of Brick Kilns Great Linford

Nineteenth Century Brick Kilns to be restored at Great Linford.    The Parks Trust are about to begin a restoration project on two Brick Kilns located at Great Linford, by the Grand Union Canal. Brick making had been a local industry in Milton Keynes for hundreds of years. The site where the kilns can be...
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24
Feb

Artists’ Gardens Update

Note: The Bucks Gardens Trust is updating a number of Artists  and their Gardens reports  now that museums, galleries and record offices are open. We hope to reinstate the reports under review by the end of 2021. Artists’ Gardens – Update February 2021 We are pleased to announce that we have now completed reports on...
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14
Feb

Research and Recording update

As of January 2021, we have completed 80 dossiers on our locally important sites,  available to view via our Research and Recording page. The new ones added in 2020 are: Bradwell Manor in Milton Keynes, Ceeley House (Bucks County Museum), Greenlands (Hambleden), Hampden House and two more parks in Milton Keynes, Caldecotte Lake and Ouzel...
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11
Jan

Buckinghamshire Gardens Trust Award

The Buckinghamshire Gardens Trust Award an Honorary Family Life membership to Michael Harrison, Estate Manager of Wotton House.   The Buckingham Gardens Trust is pleased to announce that Michael Harrison, Estate Manager at Wotton House, Wotton Underwood, Buckinghamshire, home of Mr and Mrs David Gladstone, has been awarded – with his wife Sarah – Honorary...
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24
Aug

Business Park, Broadwater Park, Denham added to National Heritage Register

Broadwater Park, Denham, Buckinghamshire © Historic England DP247334. Heritage England has added 24 sites representing some of the best post-war designed landscapes and their features to the National Heritage List for England. This latest list comes from “Compiling the Record” which the Gardens Trust initiated with Historic England in 2017. Karen Fitzsimon, a Landscape Architect...
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21
Aug

Great News: Campbell Park, Milton Keynes added to Register of Nationally Important Sites

Campbell Park, Milton Keynes added to Register of Nationally Important Sites Campbell Park, Milton Keynes, Milton Keynes Parks Trust Ltd, 1300 Silbury Boulevard, Campbell Park, Milton Keynes – Awarded Registered Park and Garden Status.  List Entry Number: 1467405 Buckinghamshire Gardens Trust welcomes the decision to include Campbell Park in Milton Keynes on the Register of...
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