Category: History

Clearing!

Restoration works You may have heard about plans to do some restoration work at the Italian Garden, and the viewing platform just below Chamberlain House. The Italian Garden project has been under discussion for a few months, between the Landscape…

Bricks

John Timothy of Quadron offered to have Rob (park keeper) work with me this morning. When I turned up, Rob was trying remove a 20 foot chestnut limb that had fallen next to the Oak Tree pond. The two of…

Not So Long Ago…

it was known as Uffculme Park, apparently all the way to Dad’s Lane. Scans of old postcards sent to us by Dave Ludlow show the gazebo next to what’s now the car park, plus two points along the main footpath.…

Henburys History

We’ve been hearing recently from Dave Ludlow in relation to his ancestors who lived at the Henburys. Dave has sent us a copy of an obituary for George Frederick Lyndon, including a transcription. Mr. Lyndon was both accomplished and a…