Record Details

NHER Number:35383
Type of record:Monument
Name:Happisburgh Manor (St Mary's) gardens

Summary

These post medieval gardens were laid out in 1900 by Detmar Blow around Happisburgh Manor (NHER 14148). They are compartmented and include a hedged tennis court, a brick floored terrace, summer houses and a kitchen garden. The kitchen garden merges with the garden of St Anne's (NHER 24941).

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 3812 3099
Map Sheet:TG33SE
Parish:HAPPISBURGH, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Historic Garden grade II (English Heritage) added 2000.
For house see NHER 14148. Garden laid out by Detmar Blow 1900.
Oval wall around house, compartmented gardens. Hedged tennis court, once the finest in Norfolk; brick floored terrace, summer houses with sea views. Parterres probably never completed. Northern woodland once came right to house. Beyond is pightle used to graze carriage horses. Kitchen garden to southwest runs into garden of St Anne's (which is included in area).
For further details see Register (S1).
E. Rose (NLA), 24 March 2000.

26 August 1997. NLA air photography .
Gardens visible.
H. Clare (NLA), 29 March 2001.

Monument Types

  • GARDEN (Post Medieval to Modern - 1900 AD to 2050 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building
  • Registered Park or Garden

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1997. TG3831/D - H.
---Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1995. TG 3830AM.
---Scheduling record: English Heritage. Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England..
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 2011. Erosion-hit residents hit out at compensation offer.. 16 October.

Related records

14148Related to: Happisburgh Manor (also known as St Mary's) (Building)

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