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Elvaston Castle Country Park

A once-great Victorian garden which now looks, in Patrick Taylor’s phrase, ‘slightly dishevelled’. The garden-as-it-was is shown on the front cover of Brent Elliott’s book on Victorian gardens, and described on pages 83-87. There were 11 miles of evergreen hedges, an Alhambra garden a French garden and others. The present owners have made an Old English Garden in what was ... Read More »

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