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Beacon Hill House  | OS Grid Ref: 409500,451780  | Site classified as: Garden  | HPG Ref: 60206

Map Evidence

1854 OS
No record
1909 OS
Situated around house, well, possible glasshouses, driveways, pond.
plot 286 acreage 7.029.
1956 OS SE 05 SE
As above

Extract from Site Visit report

Site Description: Garden
Site Access: Footpath to S & SW and public road
Visibility: Limited by hedged & walls
Micro climate: Sheltered by walls & hills sloping to S & W
North boundary: Sandstone wall
South boundary: Stone wall & holly hedge
East boundary: 5m wall with arched doorway
West boundary: Sandstone wall
Buildings: Not visible, except W lodge in corner
Walkways / Gateways / Paths etc: Driveway in S boundary, rustic gateway leading to rockery area planted with ferns
Water features: Not Known
Other man-made features: New? Cottage /veg garden to SW, huge boulder bank crammed with ferns & bracken.
Stile in wall to S leading to house through archway in hedge bounded by herbaceous border.
Planting: Kitchen garden, herbaceous borders, mature wood mostly deciduous (ash,oak,beech,sycamore) some conifer & Scots Pine. A few fruit trees on periphery.
General Condition: Very good
Possible contact: None
Local knowledge: None
Other comments: None
Recorder: MAH
Date: 13/10/07

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