Record Details

NHER Number:26415
Type of record:Monument
Name:Mile Cross Entrance Gardens

Summary

Two mirror image gardens forming the entrance to the Mile Cross Estate, laid out from 1925 to 1929 by Professor Adshead. The gardens were designed by Captain A. Sandys Winsch. Each garden is entered from a robinia avenue by a stone and timber pergola leading to an oval bowling green. The perimeter path has a dry stone wall retaining a shrubbery. At the far end is a classical pavilion flanked by further pergolae.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 2183 1131
Map Sheet:TG21SW
Parish:NORWICH, NORWICH, NORFOLK

Full description

Historic Garden Grade II.
Two mirror image gardens forming entrance to Mile Cross Estate laid out from 1925 to 9 by Professor Adshead. Gardens designed by Captain A.Sandys Winsch. Each garden entered from robinia avenue by stone and timber pergola leading to oval bowling green. Perimeter path with dry stone wall retaining shrubbery. At far end, classical pavilion flanked by further pergolae.
Information from (S1).
E. Rose (NLA), 11 April 1994.

Press cuttings (S2) in file.
T. Sunley (NLA) 30 October 2007.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Registered Park or Garden

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Designation: English Heritage. Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England..
<S2>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1994-1999. [Articles on the plans and restoration of 5 parks in Norwich].

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