c1877 – St Albans Court, Nonington, Kent

I am greatly indebted to Peter Hobbs, the current owner of St Albans Court, for permission to publish an article that he has written based on his research into the history of his gardens.

A PULHAM GARDEN REDISCOVERED IN NONINGTON, KENT.

(An edited version of this article is in Archaeologia Cantiana 138 2017 291-299) Continue reading “c1877 – St Albans Court, Nonington, Kent”

November 2015 – News Letter

Dear All,

The Autumn Season has got off to a flying start for Valerie and myself!   Our ‘Pulhams of Broxbourne’ Presentations have gone down very well, and we had a fascinating day in Woodbridge.   Let’s get down to the details: Continue reading “November 2015 – News Letter”

April 2015 – News Letter

Dear All,

It seems a long time since I wrote my last News Letter, but that doesn’t mean that nothing has been happening. Continue reading “April 2015 – News Letter”

November 2014 – News Letter – Part 2

. . . / Continued from Part 1

4 – Abberley Hall, Worcestershire

Abberley Hall was first brought to my attention in 2011 by one of the Trustees of the Abberley Hall Foundation, who told me that they had a fine example of a Pulham garden, and were putting together an application for a restoration grant from the Country House Foundation. Continue reading “November 2014 – News Letter – Part 2”

November 2014 – News Letter – Part 1

Dear All,

I hope you have had an enjoyable summer, and that the following notes relating to our own activities will be of interest.

‘The Pulhams of Broxbourne’ Presentations

Following a short summer break, Val and I did a presentation for Hertfordshire Libraries at the Hoddesdon Library on Thursday, 25th September, and another for the Ware Society at the Ware Priory on Wednesday, 29th October.   Continue reading “November 2014 – News Letter – Part 1”

2005-10 – The Power of the Internet (Part 1)

People and Places Discussed and Pictured in Chapter 44 of: more

1934-36 – Stoke Poges Memorial Gardens, Buckinghamshire

People and Places Discussed and Pictured in Chapter 42 of: more

1922-36 – Ramsgate, Kent

People and Places Discussed and Pictured in Chapter 41 of: more

1912-31 – The London Exhibitions

People and Places Discussed and Pictured in Chapter 36 of: more

1911 – RHS Garden Wisley, near Woking, Surrey

People and Places Discussed and Pictured in Chapter 35 of: more

1911-34 – ‘The Node’, Welwyn, Hertfordshire

People and Places Discussed and Pictured in Chapter 34 of: more

1908-12 – Warren House, Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey

People and Places Discussed and Pictured in Chapter 32 of: more

1902-05 -Heatherden Hall / Pinewood, Iver Heath, Buckinghamshire

People and Places Discussed and Pictured in Chapter 29 of: more

1901-03 – Danesfield House, Medmenham, Surrey

People and Places Discussed and Pictured in Chapter 28 of: more

1902 – Batsford Arboretum, Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire

People and Places Discussed and Pictured in Chapter 27 of: more

1892-1914 – Ewell Court House, Nr Epsom, Surrey

People and Places Discussed and Pictured in Chapter 18 of: Continue reading “1892-1914 – Ewell Court House, Nr Epsom, Surrey”

1890-91 – Ross Hall Park, Glasgow

People and Places Discussed and Pictured in Chapter 17 of: Continue reading “1890-91 – Ross Hall Park, Glasgow”

1885-86 – Worth Park, Crawley, West Sussex

People and Places Discussed and Pictured in Chapter 15 of: Continue reading “1885-86 – Worth Park, Crawley, West Sussex”

1882-85 – Sheffield Park Garden, Uckfield, East Sussex

People and Places Discussed and Pictured in Chapter 14 of: Continue reading “1882-85 – Sheffield Park Garden, Uckfield, East Sussex”

1881-92 – Holly Hill Park, Sarisbury, Hampshire

People and Places Discussed and Pictured in Chapter 13 of: Continue reading “1881-92 – Holly Hill Park, Sarisbury, Hampshire”

1881-92 – Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire

 People and Places Discussed and Pictured in Chapter 12 of: Continue reading “1881-92 – Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire”

1876-79 – Madresfield Court, Malvern, Worcestershire

People and Places Discussed and Pictured in Chapter 11 of: Continue reading “1876-79 – Madresfield Court, Malvern, Worcestershire”

1876 – The Swiss Garden, Old Warden, Bedfordshire

People and Places Discussed and Pictured in Chapter 10 of: Continue reading “1876 – The Swiss Garden, Old Warden, Bedfordshire”

1872-76 – St Fagans Castle, near Cardiff, Wales

People and Places Discussed and Pictured in Chapter 9 of: Continue reading “1872-76 – St Fagans Castle, near Cardiff, Wales”

1868-1905 – Sandringham Royal Estate

People and Places Discussed and Pictured in Chapter 8 of: Continue reading “1868-1905 – Sandringham Royal Estate”