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January 2019

The Pulhams in Hertfordshire – Kate Bannister and Tina Rowland

January 14, 2019 @ 2:15 am - 4:30 pm
High Leigh Conference Centre, Lord Street
Hoddesden, EN11 8SG United Kingdom
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Kate Banister and Tina Rowland are members of the HGT Research Group. Tina Rowland has recently researched the gardens and grounds at Presdales, Ware and High Leigh, Hoddesdon James Pulham and Son of Broxbourne in Hertfordshire were one of the most important firms of landscape designers in the 19th and early 20th centuries. They were one of the main manufacturers of artificial rockwork, known as ‘Pulhamite’. The Pulhams specialised in water gardens and rock gardens – building cliffs, ravines, waterways,…

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February 2019

The History of the Garden and Grounds at Wimpole Hall – Alison Moller

February 4, 2019 @ 2:15 pm - 4:30 pm
The Village Hall, Woolmer Green, The Village Hall, Hall Lane, Woolmer Green SG3 6XA United Kingdom + Google Map

Alison Moller is a member of the HGT Research Group and recently completed an MA in Garden and Landscape History Situated near Royston in Cambridgeshire, the landscape and setting of Wimpole Hall are a fine example of how the evolution of the garden over many centuries can be traced on the ground in conjunction with archaeological and documentary evidence. Vestiges of the Medieval landscape survive, but it is the 17th and 18th century developments that are perhaps the most interesting.…

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