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Datchet, Berkshire

Restoration of an historicaliliy significant manor house set within substantial gardens and 200 acres of Capability Brown parkland landscape to the west of London. We prepared drawings and specifications and project managed their restoration and modification to the clients buidget over several years. The gardens include worikng ktchein garden, maze, pleached avenues, woodland gardens and herbaceous borders.                                                                                                                  

The manor

View of the restored Manor House from the south lawn


View east from the manor house over courtyard towards the gatehouse

Manor lawn

Looking through the pleached hornbeams towards the manor

Garden rooms

Garden seating created within formal landscape rooms

Pleached avenue

An avenue of pleached hornbeam with herbaceous underplanting

Looking towards the maze

View towards the auditorium and maze over the cut flower garden

East Courtyard

Formal pool and large shrub borders framing manor house from the East


View from the manor house to the hornbeam maze and cut flower garden
North parkland and new cycle route
Main avenue through woodland to a new moat bridge