BOOK REVIEW by Georgina Craufurd Roger White, Cottages Ornés: the Charms of the Simple Life

BOOK REVIEW by Georgina Craufurd Roger White, Cottages Ornés: the Charms of the Simple Life (Yale U. P. 2017; 272 pp.) For those unfamiliar with the term, a cottage orné (pronounced as if the two words were French) is a small habitation which has been dressed up to make it as quaint and picturesque as […]

Campaign to preserve much-loved water garden at Colebrook Street starts to gather pace

A CAMPAIGN to preserve a much-loved Winchester water garden is starting to gather pace. A City of Winchester meeting attended by around 40 people discussed how The Water Garden, in Colebrook Street, might be kept for the benefit of the public. As reported in the Chronicle, concerns were raised that the piece of land with […]

Bramshill Park – Now registered Grade 1 Listed – September 2017

Bramshill Park – Now registered Grade 1 Listed Hampshire Gardens Trust is pleased to announce that Bramshill Park has been Historic England registered from Grade II* to Grade 1, thanks to Sally Miller, Chair of the Research Group, who applied successfully to Heritage England for the upgrade. Her application drew upon the Trust’s knowledge of […]

HGT Newsletter, Summer 2017 No. 4

Please click on the attached link to read the Hampshire Gardens Trust Newsletter, Summer 2017 No. 4:Hampshire Gardens Trust Newsletter Summer 2017 No. 4

A new home for Parks & Gardens UK with Hestercombe Gardens Trust

For immediate release A new home for Parks & Gardens UK with Hestercombe Gardens Trust Parks & Gardens UK is entering an exciting phase in its development at its new home with the Hestercombe Gardens Trust. In September 2016 Parks & Gardens UK (P&GUK) with Hestercombe Gardens Trust received £97,900 from the Heritage Lottery Fund […]

The Gardens Trust Conference 31 August – 3 September 2017

What better way to end the holiday season than a long weekend in Plymouth looking at and learning about the fascinating gardens in the area? A warm welcome awaits you from old friends and new at the Gardens Trust Conference, which takes place from 31 August to 3 Sept.  You may have missed recent updates […]

Painshill Park Annual Conference – Wednesday 20 September 2017

Painshill Park are delighted to announce that they will be hosting their annual conference here at Painshill, on Wednesday 20th September! An informative and stimulating event, the focus of this year’s conference is ‘The Temple in the Landscape – Italy and the English Landscape Garden’. They would be delighted if you could join them, and […]

Hampshire People and Places – University of Southampton Special Collections Mon 31 July 2017

Invitation to ‘Hampshire people and places’ in the University of Southampton Special Collections On Monday 31 July 2017, the Special Collections, Hartley Library, University of Southampton, will host the latest in its “explore the collections” events. The Special Collections of the Hartley are putting on show a selection of archives and manuscripts relating to the […]

Autumn/Winter Events Listings 2017 No. 7

Please find attached Autumn/Winter Events Listings 2017 No. 7 and Application Form Autumn Winter Events Listings 2017 No 7 a EVENTS APPLICATION FORM Autumn Winter Listings 2017 No 7   Should you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact Caroline Hubble, Administrator tel: 01794 367752 e: admin@hgt.org.uk

Book Reviews – two new ones

Click here for Gardens of Court and Country 1630-1730 by David Jacques and here for Lancelot Brown and the Capability Men: Landscape Revolution in Eighteenth-century England by David Brown and Tom Williamson

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