Record Details

NHER Number:33530
Type of record:Designed Landscape
Name:Woodgate House Park


This garden was reorganised in 1870 and 1876, removing several roads and enlarging a pond to create a formal lake. A kitchen garden was also added. The formal layout of the gardens suggests that this reorganisation utilised surviving 17th century landscape boundaries.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 1816 2606
Map Sheet:TG12NE

Full description

Woodgate House Park.
(S1) grade two-star (regional importance). In 1840 there were extensive farm buildings to southwest of house and a small pond to the east. In 1870 to 1876 a major reorganisation removed several roads and enlarged the pond to the present lake. New kitchen garden. 1887 new entrance to north and belts along remaining roads. Scheme drawings by W. Finch 1870 and 1883. However the very unusual formal layout may suggest that surviving boundaries of a 17th century landscape were being followed. Garden walls listed Grade II.
See details in (S1).
E. Rose (NLA) 25 February 1998.

Monument Types

  • GARDEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • GARDEN WALL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Designation: Historic England. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1169154.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Taigel, A. 1997. Norfolk Gardens Trust: Town Gardens Survey - Volume One. Norfolk Gardens Trust. p 13.

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12216Related to: Woodgate House (Building)

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