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News and Publications

Here you can find news and articles published to this website. Our contributions are in categories from resources for schools to publications and research reports.
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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08
Jan

Buckinghamshire Lottery – support Bucks Gardens Trust

Buckinghamshire Lottery – Supports Bucks Gardens Trust Your support makes a real difference to our local community Win £100 for Bucks GT. Sign-up for only £1 a week! £25,000 Jackpot We get 50p from every £1 ticket and a further 10p goes to other good causes Join your community in making where we live an...
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02
Jan

Why not join the Buckinghamshire Gardens Trust in 2021?

Why not join the Bucks Gardens Trust in 2021?   https://bucksgardenstrust.org.uk/membership/   If you’ve been following us this year, you’ll have seen there’s lots on offer, including: ✔️Great newsletters ✔️Events ✔️Research projects All from just £15 (£5 for students). You’d be most welcome! 🙂    
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08
Dec

The Buckinghamshire Gardens Trust Christmas Newsletter

  Wotton House, Wotton Underwood, Buckinghamshire Home of Buckinghamshire Gardens Trust’s patron David Gladstone.   In 1989 I was fortunate to meet Christopher Lamb, an architect who had worked with Donald Insall’s practice on the restoration of Wotton House under the guidance of the indefatigable Mrs Elaine Brunner who, in 1957, had purchased the main...
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05
Oct

The Buckinghamshire Gardens Trust Autumn 2020 Newsletter

Brilliant News! Campbell Park, Milton Keynes recognised as one of the finest post-war parks in the country Registered Grade II listed by Historic England as a Park of Special Interest.  Very good news, many thanks. It will help keep Campbell Park and the other elements of Milton Keynes landscape (the labyrinth of freedom) secure for...
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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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08
Aug

Buckinghamshire Gardens Trust Extra Newsletter July 2020

Welcome: We hope this July Extra Newsletter issue will encourage all our members to take an active interest in their local parks and green spaces, some of which come under the protection umbrella of the Fields in Trust.  2020 marks the 95th anniversary of the Fields in Trust and the 125th anniversary of the National...
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08
Jul

Conserving Our Landscape

Conserving our Landscape Heritage When the Gardens Trust was formed in July 2015 following a merger of the Garden History Society and the Association of Gardens Trusts (representing the County Gardens Trusts of England and Wales), it was confirmed by Government to be the new statutory consultee in relation to planning applications which affect the...
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07
Jul

Threat to Historic Parks – Gardens Trust presentation

Threats to Historic Parks and Gardens – a Garden Trust Presentation The Garden Trust Presentation – Threats to Historic Parks Gardens (by kind permission of the GT) This training presentation shows a broad variety of threats that precious landscapes are facing. The first slide shows the frontispiece of the New Arcadian Broadsheet -NAB 67 (2010),...
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16
Jun

Extra June 2020 Newsletter

Buckinghamshire’s Public Parks The Buckinghamshire Gardens Trust Newsletter grown in response to requests for articles for the extra June Newsletter and what started out as one newsletter will now probably fill two! The plan now is to make a record of these parks and produce a ‘Guide to Buckinghamshire Public Parks ’, this will include a...
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