Record Details

NHER Number:30482
Type of record:Monument
Name:Pleasaunce Garden


An early 20th century Arts and Crafts-style architectural garden by Edwin Lutyens in collaboration with the owners Lord and Lady Battersea, originally covering about 20 hectares, now reduced to about 2.5 hectares.

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Grid Reference:TG 2470 4091
Map Sheet:TG24SW

Full description

Historic Garden Grade II (S1).
By Lutyens, 1897-9 but no direct evidence of Gertrude Jekyll being involved. North terrace wall with steps to lawn, views to sea.
Octagonal pavilion to west. Covered walk runs south parallel with house. Paved pool garden to west. Lawn, shrubbery and mature trees to south. Further west is rose garden with brick and stone walls.
Information from English Heritage Register of Historic Parks and Gardens (S1).
The garden buildings are listed grade II (S2), for which see NHER 6477.
E. Rose (NLA), 14 March 1994.

Area of park reduced to west in revision of English Heritage register.
E. Rose (NLA), 17 December 2002.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Registered Park or Garden

Sources and further reading

<S1>Designation: English Heritage. Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England..
<S2>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1001013.

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